e. lockhart Quotes

I'll be fine, they tell me. I won't die. It'll just hurt a lot.
tags: hurt die
— E. Lockhart
The island is ours. Here, in some way, we are young forever.
tags: young forever
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: strong afraid
— E. Lockhart
He was a person who couldn't fake a smile but smiled often.
tags: people smile
— E. Lockhart
Better than chocolate, being with you last night. Silly me, I thought that nothing was better than chocolate.
tags: thoughts night
— E. Lockhart
Be sad, be sorry- but don't shoulder it.
tags: sad
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: people living live afraid
— E. Lockhart
He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever.
tags: forever ambition strong
— E. Lockhart
We are liars. We are beautiful and privileged. We are cracked and broken.
tags: beautiful broken liar
— E. Lockhart
There is not even a Scrabble word for how bad I feel.
tags: bad
— E. Lockhart
Things are messed up in the world, that's all.
tags: world
— E. Lockhart
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
tags: evil afraid
— E. Lockhart
It is not mysterious to be home on a Saturday night, reading a novel in a pile of smelly golden retrievers.
tags: night novel reading
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: live beautiful liar
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: star sky
— E. Lockhart
The universe was good because he was in it.
tags: universe
— E. Lockhart
I think an inspirational quote can get you through hard times.
tags: time quotes
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: world
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: people heart emotion body metaphor
— E. Lockhart
Suffer. You could say it means endure, but that's not exactly right
tags: right
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: live true library
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: work perseverance america
— E. Lockhart
Divorce shreds the muscles of our hearts so that they will hardly beat without a struggle.
tags: heart struggle divorce
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: time live past risk year
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: character hate choice perfection book
— 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
tags: people facts
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: people song movie rain
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: people alone
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: broken
— E. Lockhart
When you hate someone you used to love, and you think he's done something awful - he probably has.
tags: hate
— E. Lockhart
Love is when you give someone else the power to destroy you, and you trust them not to do it.
tags: power trust
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: young
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: friends sad hell
— E. Lockhart
Silence is a protective coating over pain.
tags: pain silence
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: people friends action girls boys ideas
— E. Lockhart
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.
tags: people
— E. Lockhart
e. lockhart
Birth    : September 13, 1967
Occupation  : Writer