There is no wrong way to perform an act of kindness.

— Catherine Ryan Hyde

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A genuine act of kindness makes me feel like I really am where you cut underneath anything external, and you become what a human being can really be. It’s like coming home when you give kindness. Kindness changes us, as human beings.

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I guess it's hard for people who are so used to things the way they are - even if they're bad - to change. 'Cause they kind of give up. And when they do, everybody kind of loses.

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I decided that not talking is like a litmus test for a real friend.

You can just sit there and be. Not always be filling up the air with words

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Love always looks nice. I don't really know anyone who doesn't enjoy it when they see it. Anyone who doesn't, I don't really want to know them.

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Nobody said it was a beautiful world with no scars.

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The closer you get to heaven, the less air there is, because when you get to heaven for real, you don't need to breathe anymore.

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I keep telling you the future isn't set in stone.

It's not all decided yet. The future is just what's down the road we decided to walk on today. You can change roads anytime. And that changes where you end up.

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We should all be much more careful with each other`s hearts.

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Because it proves that you don't need much to change the entire world for the better. You can start with the most ordinary ingredients. You can start with the world you've got.

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Most people prefer to think that their resentment is entirely the fault of the person they resent, and that twisted logic seems to make sense in their minds. But it makes no sense to me at all... But it's a popular point of view. Probably because it's so much easier. It relieves you of the burden of any and all self-examination. (Nathan to Nat)

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A kiss, she thinks, has to be entirely balanced -- it has to have a little conflict, a little dialectic, a little revolution.

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Things are so easy to do, so hard to undo.

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About Catherine Ryan Hyde

Quotes 18 sayings
Profession Novelist
Birthday 1955

If you want to see a man come to his senses, try something like, Do you happen to carry a rubber in your wallet? Did I mention I'm not on the pill?

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... even though it was beautiful and comfortable, and even though it was the world, it was also a little bit boring. No, wait. Maybe boring isn’t the right word. What’s the word I’m wanting here? Lonely. That’s it. It was a little bit lonely.

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I try to think of a way to get there without going past it.

There are lots of ways, but they all have me walking a little farther. And that's stupid, I decide. What am I, a little kid? I can stand to see something it hurts to want. I can see it and then just keep walking. It happens to lots of people everyday. We all survive.

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If it takes you apart, that's not love. Love puts you back together.

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I think it's the things we don't talk about that make us old before out time.

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