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    e. lockhart Quotes

    I'll be fine, they tell me. I won't die. It'll just hurt a lot.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: hurt  die 
     
    The island is ours. Here, in some way, we are young forever.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: young  forever 
     
    Always do what you're afraid to do... I will prove myself strong when they think I am sick. I will prove myself brave when they think I am weak.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: strong  afraid 
     
    He was a person who couldn't fake a smile but smiled often.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  smile 
     
    Better than chocolate, being with you last night. Silly me, I thought that nothing was better than chocolate.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: thoughts  night 
     
    Be sad, be sorry- but don't shoulder it.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: sad 
     
    Here I am frozen, when I deserve to burn.
    — E. Lockhart
    If you want to live where people are not afraid of mice, you must give up living in palaces.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  living  live  afraid 
     
    He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: forever  ambition  strong 
     
    We are liars. We are beautiful and privileged. We are cracked and broken.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: beautiful  broken  liar 
     
    There is not even a Scrabble word for how bad I feel.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: bad 
     
    Things are messed up in the world, that's all.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: world 
     
    Be a little kinder than you have to. Never eat anything bigger than your ass Do not accept an evil you can change Always do what your afraid to do
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: evil  afraid 
     
    It is not mysterious to be home on a Saturday night, reading a novel in a pile of smelly golden retrievers.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: night  novel  reading 
     
    We are Sinclairs. Beautiful. Privileged. Damaged. Liar. We live, least in the summertime, on a private island off the coast of Massachusetts. Perhaps that is all you need to know.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: live  beautiful  liar 
     
    We looked at the sky. So many stars, it seemed like a celebration, a grand, illicit party the galaxy was holding after the humans had been put to bed.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: star  sky 
     
    The universe was good because he was in it.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: universe 
     
    I think an inspirational quote can get you through hard times.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: time  quotes 
     
    He looked at you like you were the brightest planet in the galaxy.
    — E. Lockhart
    But the thing that makes me really messed up is the contradiction: when I'm not hating myself, I feel righteous and victmized. Like the world is so unfair.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: world 
     
    People think of hearts when they think of love, but a heart is a bloody organ in the body. It doesn't have any emotions. It's like a metaphor for love that has nothing to do with what love actually is.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  heart  emotion  body  metaphor 
     
    Suffer. You could say it means endure, but that's not exactly right
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: right 
     
    I own a well- used library card and not much else, though it is true I live in a grand house full of expensive, useless objects.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: live  true  library 
     
    In America, here is how we operate: We work for what we want, and we get ahead. We never take no for answer, and we deserve the rewards of our perseverance.
    — E. Lockhart
    Divorce shreds the muscles of our hearts so that they will hardly beat without a struggle.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: heart  struggle  divorce 
     
    I'd a million times rather live and risk and have it all end badly than stay in the box I've been in for the past two years.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: time  live  past  risk  year 
     
    I hate those endless descriptions of a heroine's physical attributes... it really bothers me how in books it seems like the only two choices are perfection or self-hatred. As if readers will only like a character who's ideal-or completely shattered.
    — E. Lockhart
    Absorbing the fact that sometimes, people do cut you slack and forgive you and want you anyway. Sometimes they do. And when they do, even if it's not a happy ending, it is delicious
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  facts 
     
    Singin' in the Rain was most excellent if you like movies where people burst into song and tap-dance. Which I do, though not as much as I like movies where people don't.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  song  movie  rain 
     
    It is better to be alone, she figures, than to be with someone who can't see who you are. It is better to lead than to follow. It is better to speak up than stay silent. It is better to open doors than to shut them on people. She will not be simple and sweet. She will not be what people tell her to be. That Bunny Rabbit is dead.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  alone 
     
    There was nothing I could say in retaliation except something that would confuse her.
    — E. Lockhart
    It shattered something inside me that hadn't been broken before.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: broken 
     
    When you hate someone you used to love, and you think he's done something awful - he probably has.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: hate 
     
    Love is when you give someone else the power to destroy you, and you trust them not to do it.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: power  trust 
     
    What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love?
    — E. Lockhart
    Everything doesn't seem like anything when you love someone. Especially when you're young.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: young 
     
    Maybe a friend is someone who wants your updates. Even if they're boring. Or sad. Or annoyingly cutesy. A friend says "Sign me up for your boring crap, yes indeed" -because he likes you anyways. He'll tolerate your junk.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: friends  sad  hell 
     
    Silence is a protective coating over pain.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: pain  silence 
     
    I love the idea of the big life - the life that matters, the life that makes a difference. The life where stuff happens, where people take action. The opposite of the life where the girl can't even speak to the boy she likes; the opposite of the life where the friends aren't even good friends, and lots of days are wasted away feeling bored and kind of okay, like nothing matters much.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people  friends  action  girls  boys  ideas 
     
    I can't forget things, or ignore them-bad things that happen," I said. "I'm a lay-it-all-out person, a dwell-on-it person, an obsess-about-it person. If I hold things in and try to forget or pretend, I become a madman and have panic attacks. I have to talk.
    — E. Lockhart
    tags: people 
     
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