I can't give you the sunset, but I can give you the night.

— Erin McCarthy

The most tempting Erin McCarthy quotes to discover and learn by heart

I want you to know that you're the hottest biscuit this side of the gravy boat.


Scars fade with time. And the ones that never go away, well, they build character, maturity, caution.


Honey, nobody ever knows someone completely.

You have to just enjoy what you do know and have faith in the rest.


And everyone is always saying that marriage is really hard and takes a lot of work. But the thing is, when you know that you love someone, those things don't matter. You have to push all the everyday things and the outside world away, and just enjoy knowing that this is the man who has the chest your head is meant to lie on.


I think perfect love is any time you love unconditionally, without selfish intent, without concern for personal gain.


Life is like waiting in line at the grocery store.

You wait, you slowly move forward, you pay the price, then you exit unsatisfied and broke.


I still wasn't convinced that tossing a shoe didn't mean you harbored an anger-management problem, but I did understand love now. How it wrapped around you and made you more aware of the prickles on your skin, the roots of your hair, the intensity of every touch and every inch of you. It was like life on hi-def. Everything was sharper.


Literature wasn't intended to be about perfect people, it was about flaws, very real and very deep human flaws.


You need to decide whether you're willing to risk being hurt, plain and simple.

You can go for it and have a wonderful relationship. Or you might go for it and crash and burn brilliantly. It's up to you if you want to take that risk, up to you if it's worth it or not.


Love, no matter how it's expressed, is still love.

We all have flaws, and so our love will be flawed. But that doesn't diminish it.


Our relationship felt like a Christmas gift that you hadn't asked for and weren't expecting to receive, but the minute you saw it, you knew it was perfect for you.