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    Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is to not make the same mistake twice.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: mistakes 
     
    Perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring." I smile. "You don't think I'm perfect?" "No. You're delightfully screwy, and I wouldn't have you any other way.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: smile 
     
    I don't understand why things always go from perfect to weird with us. It's like we're incapable of normal human interaction.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: human 
     
    I didn't know it was possible to simultaneously hate and ache for someone.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: hate 
     
    You ought to stop listening to stereotypes and start forming your own opinions.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: listening  opinion 
     
    It's ridiculous how difficult a question can be when the answer means so much.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: questions 
     
    I wish the world would swallow us here, whole, in this moment. And that's when it hits me that this - this - is falling in love.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: world  moment  wishes 
     
    How could I have ever for a moment believed I wasn't in love with him?
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: moment 
     
    What'd I tell you about musicians? That bad boy type will only break your heart.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: heart  bad  boys 
     
    If I had a euro for every stupid thing I've done, I could buy the Mona Lisa.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    My smile wavers as I revert to my natural state of being: nervous and weird.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: smile 
     
    What my parents never considered is that I just wanted a choice.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: choice  parent 
     
    I'm not interested in making what's easy. I'm interested in making what's beautiful.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: beautiful 
     
    A blank canvas...has unlimited possibilities.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: possibility 
     
    Umbrellas are so small and sad and easy to forget.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: sad 
     
    You should show encouragement whenever you can. People try harder when they know that someone cares about them.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: people  care 
     
    So what do I wish for? Something I'm not sure I want? Someone I'm not sure I need? Or someone I know I can't have?
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: wishes 
     
    How many times can our emotions be tied to someone else's - be pulled and stretched and twisted - before they snap? Before they can never be mended again?
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: time  emotion 
     
    Because that's the thing about depression. When I feel it deeply, I don't want to let it go. It becomes a comfort. I want to cloak myself under its heavy weight and breathe it into my lunges. I want to nurture it, grow it, cultivate it. It's mine. I want to check out with it, drift asleep wrapped in its arms and not wake up for a long, long time.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: time  depression  comfort 
     
    Life isn't about what you get, it's about what you DO with what you get.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    Just because something isn't practical doesn't mean it's not worth creating. Sometimes beauty and real-life magic are enough.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: beauty  magic  worth 
     
    I wish friends held hands more often, like the children I see on the streets sometimes. I'm not sure why we have to grow up and get embarrassed about it.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    I don't believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be same person every day.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: fashion  people  believe 
     
    For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: people 
     
    The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    I know you aren't perfect. But it's a person's imperfections that make them perfect for someone else.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    I am hard on myself. But isn't it better to be honest about these things before someone else can use them against you? Before someone else can break your heart? Isn't it better to break it yourself?
    — Stephanie Perkins
    I pull back, gasping for breath. Reeling. His breath is ragged, and I place my hands on his cheeks to steady him. "Is this okay?" I whisper. "Are you okay?" His reply is anguished. Honest. "I love you."
    — Stephanie Perkins
    I'm saying I'm in love with you! I've been in love with you this whole bleeding year!
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: saying 
     
    Foreign novels are less action-oriented. They have a different pace; they're more reflective. They challenge us to look for the story, find the story within the story.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: challenge  novel  stories 
     
    You read a lot. - Safer than going on a real adventure
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: adventure  real  read 
     
    There are some people in life that you can't get over.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: people 
     
    I've always thought the best relationships are those that are as happy and content in silence as they are in action [...]
    — Stephanie Perkins
    Seriously, I don't know any American girl who can resist an English accent.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: girls  american 
     
    I wish for the thing that is best for me.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: wishes 
     
    Girl scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally unstable drunk boys.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: girls  boys 
     
    Why is it that the right people never wind up together? Why are people so afraid to leave a relationship, even if they know it's a bad one?
    — Stephanie Perkins
    Boys turns girls into such idiots.
    — Stephanie Perkins
    tags: girls  boys  idiot 
     
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