Nicholas Sparks’ “Dear John” Quotes (39 Quotes)


    I'll think about you everyday. Part of me is scared that there'll come a time when you don't feel the same way, that you'll somehow forget about what we shared, so this is what I want to do forever.

    She leaned into me, and when I closed my eyes, I knew I wanted nothing more than to hold her this way forever.


    She squeezed my hand, and I drew a shaky breath, marveling at the fact that while on an ordinary leave in an ordinary place, I'd somehow fallen in love with an extraordinary girl named Savannaah Lynn Curtis.

    In our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I'll carry with me forever and that no one can ever replace.



    And when her lips met mine, I knew that I could live to be a hundred and visit every country in the world, but nothing would ever compare to that single moment when I first kissed the girl of my dreams and knew that my love would last forever.

    It doesn't sound so far-fetched, right? When two people love each other? While a part of me still wants to believe it's possible, I know it's not going to happen

    There are memories for both of us, of course, but I've learned that memories can have a physical, almost living presence, and in this, Savannah and I are different as well.If hers are stars in the nighttime sky, mine are the haunted empty spaces in beetween...


    It'll be hard, but life moves fast-we'll see each other again. I know that. I can feel that. Just like I can feel how much you care for me and how much I love you


    Believe me, I'm no romantic, and while I've heard all about love at first sight, I've never believed in it, and I still don't. But even so, there was something there, something recognizably real, and I couldn't look away.

    It's the same thing. Passion is passion. It's the excitement between the tedious spaces, and it doesn't matter where it's directed.

    We'd met at a carefree time, a moment full of promise, in its place now were the harsh lessons of the real world.

    But...as bad as it was, I learned something about myself. That I could go through something like that and survive. I mean, I know it could have been worse--a lot worse-- but for me, it was all I could have handled at the time. And I learned from it.

    It's your eyes. They're ... more serious than they used to be. Like they've seen things they shouldn't have.


    Dear John, tell me everything. Write it all down, that way, we'll be with each other all the time, even if we're not with each other at all.


    When a person sets a thing in motion, there's a feeling of unease, almost regret, until you learn the truth.


    Love should bring joy, it should grant a person peace, but here and not, it was bringing only pain.

    When I look in the mirror, I know I'm looking at someone who isn't sure she deserves to be loved at all.


    No matter where it is in the sky... No matter where you are in the world... the moon is never bigger than your thumb. -John

    You're a hero and a gentleman, you're kind and honest, but more than that, you're the first man I ever truly loved. And no matter what the future brings, you always will be, and I know that my life is better for it.

    I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.

    On the drive we talked easily, but we did make a small detour. After pulling into a rest stop, we made out like teenagers.


    Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can't believe that ours didn't go on forever.

    I suddenly understood that even love and caring weren't always enough. They were the concrete bricks of our relationship, but unstable without the mortar of time spent together, time without the threat of imminent separation hanging over us.

    Outside the hospital, I squinted in the harsh morning sunlight. I could hear birds chirping in the tree, but even though I searched for them, they remained hidden from me.

    I think my dad was happy. I phrase it like this because he seldom showed much emotion. Hugs and kisses wwere a rarity for me growing up, and when they did happen, they often struck me as lifeless, something he did because he felt he was supposed to, not because he wanted to.

    Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable, but her story and mine are different now. It wasn't easy for me to accept this simple truth, because there was a time when our stories were the same, but that was six years and two lifetimes ago.


    Passion is passion. It's the excitement between the tedious spaces, and it doesn't matter where it's directed...It can be coins or sports or politics or horses or music or faith...the saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all.


    Savannah sometimes sounded a lot like the little voice that had taken up residence in my head but never bothered paying rent, and right now it whispered that if I felt guilty, maybe I was doing something wrong.


    More Nicholas Sparks Quotations (Based on Topics)


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    More Nicholas Sparks Quotations (By Book Titles)


    - A Bend in the Road
    - A Walk to Remember
    - Dear John
    - Message in a Bottle
    - Nights In Rodanthe
    - The Choice
    - The Guardian
    - The Last Song
    - The Lucky One
    - The Notebook
    - The Rescue
    - The Wedding

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