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stephanie perkins Quotes

Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is to not make the same mistake twice.
tags: mistakes
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: smile
— Stephanie Perkins
I don't understand why things always go from perfect to weird with us. It's like we're incapable of normal human interaction.
tags: human
— Stephanie Perkins
I didn't know it was possible to simultaneously hate and ache for someone.
tags: hate
— Stephanie Perkins
You ought to stop listening to stereotypes and start forming your own opinions.
tags: listening opinion
— Stephanie Perkins
It's ridiculous how difficult a question can be when the answer means so much.
tags: questions
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: world moment wishes
— Stephanie Perkins
How could I have ever for a moment believed I wasn't in love with him?
tags: moment
— Stephanie Perkins
What'd I tell you about musicians? That bad boy type will only break your heart.
tags: heart bad boys
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: smile
— Stephanie Perkins
What my parents never considered is that I just wanted a choice.
tags: choice parent
— Stephanie Perkins
I'm not interested in making what's easy. I'm interested in making what's beautiful.
tags: beautiful
— Stephanie Perkins
A blank canvas...has unlimited possibilities.
tags: possibility
— Stephanie Perkins
Umbrellas are so small and sad and easy to forget.
tags: sad
— Stephanie Perkins
You should show encouragement whenever you can. People try harder when they know that someone cares about them.
tags: people care
— Stephanie Perkins
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?
tags: wishes
— Stephanie Perkins
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?
tags: time emotion
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: time depression comfort
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: beauty magic worth
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: children friends wishes child
— Stephanie Perkins
I don't believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be same person every day.
tags: fashion people believe
— Stephanie Perkins
For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.
tags: people
— Stephanie Perkins
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!
tags: saying
— Stephanie Perkins
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.
tags: challenge novel stories
— Stephanie Perkins
You read a lot. - Safer than going on a real adventure
tags: adventure real read
— Stephanie Perkins
There are some people in life that you can't get over.
tags: people
— Stephanie Perkins
I've always thought the best relationships are those that are as happy and content in silence as they are in action [...]
tags: thoughts action silence relationship
— Stephanie Perkins
Seriously, I don't know any American girl who can resist an English accent.
tags: girls american
— Stephanie Perkins
I wish for the thing that is best for me.
tags: wishes
— Stephanie Perkins
Girl scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally unstable drunk boys.
tags: girls boys
— Stephanie Perkins
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?
tags: people right bad relationship afraid
— Stephanie Perkins
Boys turns girls into such idiots.
tags: girls boys idiot
— Stephanie Perkins
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