You can't be happy unless you're unhappy sometimes".
You have to go forward: It's the only way. You have to go forward no matter what happens. This is the universal law.
You have to learn that people are always listening.
You know you can't be happy unless you're unhappy sometimes, right.
You came from different starts and youÆll come to different ends.
Feelings aren't forever. Time waits for no one, but progress waits for man to enact it.
I wonder whether she was sorry for leaving us behind.
Like I've been sketched by an amateur artist: if you don't look too closely, it's all right, but start focusing and all the smudges and mistakes become really obvious.
Suicide. A sideways word, a word that people whisper and mutter and cough: a word that must be squeezed out behind cupped palms or murmured behind closed doors. It was only in dreams that I heard the word shouted, screamed.
Hate isnÆt the most dangerous thing, heÆd said. Indifference is.
IÆve always hated being looked at.
Love, it kills you, both when you have it and when you don't.
Summer explodes into Portland. In early June the heat was there but not the color--the green were still pale and tentative, the morning had a biting coolness--but by the last week of school everything is Technicolor and splash, outrageous blue skies and purple thunderstorms and ink-black night skies and red flowers as brights as spots of blood.
He is my world and my world is him and without him there is no world.
I'd rather die my way than live yours.
Love: It will kill you and save you, both
That's all I want. Just you and me. Always.
A string of bright white buildinh, glistening like teeth over the slurping mouth of the ocean.
He who leaps for the sky may fall, itÆs true. But he may also fly.
I'd rather die on my own terms than live on theirs. I'd rather die loving Alex than live without him.
Maybe this is the secret to talking to boys--maybe you just have to be angry all the time.
That's when you realize that most of it-life, the relentless mechanism of existing-isn't about you. It doesn't include you at all. It will thrust onward even after you've jumped the edge. Even after you're dead.
Amor deliria nervosa. The deadliest of all deadly things.
He who leaps for the sky may fall, it's true. But he may also fly.
If you hear the past speaking to you, feel it tugging at your back and running its fingers up your spine, the best thing to do - the only thing - is to run.
Mice? Fine. Flying mice? Not so fine.
The ideaùthe fact of it, the fact that he even noticed and thought about me for more than one secondùis huge and overwhelming, makes my legs go tingly and my hands feel numb.
And now I know why they invented words for love, why they had to: It's the only thing that can come close to describing what I feel in that moment, the baffling mixture of pain and pleasure and fear and joy, all running sharply through me at once.
HeÆs speaking in the tone of voice that everyone uses when theyÆre about to break you apart. Gentleùkind, evenùlike they can make the news sound better just by speaking in a lullaby voice.
If you're ever wishing for things to go back to the way they were. You just have to look up.
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