But still, I find the need to remind myself of the temporariness of a day, to reassure myself that I got through yesterday, I'll get through today.

— Gayle Forman

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I know that all the magic kisses in the world probably couldn't have helped him today. But I would do anything to have been able to give him one.

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Forward momentum. That's my new motto. No regrets. And no going back.

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Part of me knows one more day won't do anything except postpone the heartbreak.

But another part of me believes differently. We are born in one day. We die in one day. We can change in one day. And we can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in just one day.

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Sometimes you can only feel something by its absence. By the empty spaces it leaves behind.

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I needed to hate someone and you’re the one I love the most, so it fell on you.

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Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you.

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Don't be scared...Women can handle the worst kind of pain. You'll find out one day.

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There’s a difference between losing something you knew you had and losing something you discovered you had. One is a disappointment. The other feels like losing a piece of yourself.

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I have a feeling that once you live through something like this, you become a little bit invincible.

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I'll be your mess, you be mine That was the deal that we had signed

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We can change in one day. We can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in one day.

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But the you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the same you I’ll be in love with tomorrow.

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About Gayle Forman

Quotes 244 sayings
Profession Writer
Birthday June 5, 1970

A day might just be twenty-four hours but sometimes getting through one seems as impossible as scaling Everest.

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There are so many things that demand to be said.

Where did you go? Do you ever think about me? You've ruined me. Are you okay? But of course, I can't say any of that.

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And that's just it, isn't it? That's how we manage to survive the loss.

Because love, it never dies, it never goes away, it never fades, so long as you hang on to it.

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Are you happy in your misery? Resting peaceful in desolation? It’s the final tie that binds us The sole source of my consolation" “blue

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You were so busy trying to be my savior that you left me all alone.

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Her eyes flutter up to meet mine. “Are you hungry?”she asks. Am I ever.

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You don’t share me. You own me.

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First you inspect me Then you dissect me Then you reject me I wait for the day That you'll resurrect me "Animate

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I might have been eleven years old and a little socially immature, but I recognized a gauntlet being thrown down when I saw it, and I had no choice but to take it up.

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I`m surrounded by people and feel alone.

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Life is a big fat gigantic stinking mess, that's the beauty of it, too.

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Adam is crying and somewhere inside of me I am crying, too, because I'm feeling things at last. I'm feeling not just the physical pain, but all that I have lost, and it is profound and catastrophic and will leave a crater in me that nothing will ever fill.

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Sleep would be so welcome. A warm blanket of black to erase everything else. Sleep without dreams. I've heard people talk about the sleep of the dead. Is that what death would feel like? The nicest, warmest, heaviest never-ending nap? If that's what it's like, I wouldn't mind. If that's what dying is like, I wouldn't mind that at all.

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It's quiet now. So quiet that can almost hear other people's dreams.

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Quitting’s not hard. Deciding to quit is hard. Once you make that mental leap, the rest is easy.” “Really? Was that how you quit me?

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In the lead-up to the launch of my new book I Was Here, I’ve seen a lot of discussion about depression and suicide and mental health and YA dealing with such intense matters. What I haven’t seen discussed is kittens.

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Letting go. Everyone talks about it like it's the easiest thing. Unfurl your fingers one by one until your hand is open.

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Love can make you immortal

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So are you moving on now? Is that what brought you to the grand metropolis of Valladolid?” “No. The wind just blew me here.” “What? Like a plastic bag?” “I prefer to think of myself as a ship. Like a sailboat.

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Loving someone is such an inherently dangerous act. And yet, love, that’s where safety lives.

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In the calculus of feelings, you never really know how one person's absence will affect you more than another's.

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She's still beautiful. Not in an obvious Vanessa LeGrande or Byrn Shraeder kind of way. In a quiet way that's always been devastating to me.

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If you can't trust me with a choice, how can you trust me with a child?

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A long flight. Jetlag. Immigration. Customs. And then finally, that first step into a new place, that moment of exhilaration and disorientation, each feeding the other. That moment when anything can happen

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You can have your wishes, your plans, but at the end of the day, it's out of your control -Mia

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It's okay if you want to go. Everyone wants you to stay. I want you to stay more than I've ever wanted anything in my life. But that's what I want and I could see why it might not be what you want. So I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It's okay if you have to leave us. It's okay if you want to stop fighting.

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...the world feels so big when you're out in the wide open. It's like you don't have a place in it when you don't have a home." "Your place is right here," I whispered, laying down and hugging her close.

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Life might take you down different roads. But each of you gets to decide which one to take.

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I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go.

It’s okay if you have to leave us. It’s okay if you want to stop fighting.

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When the sun shines, you let it shine on you

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I don't really care. I shouldn't have to care. I shouldn't have to work this hard. I realize now that dying is easy. Living is hard.

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But what if Shakespeare― and Hamlet― were asking the wrong question? What if the real question is not whether to be, but how to be?

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All night long if you want. We'll tell our secrets to the dark.

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But seventeen is an inconvenient time to fall in love.

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Needle and thread flesh and bone Spit and sinew, heartbreak is home.

Your suture lines, they sparkle like diamonds Bright stars to light my confinement "Stitch.

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The truth and its opposite are flip sides of the same coin.

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I'll be your mess,you be mine That was the deal that we had signed I bought a hazmat suit to clean up your waste Gas masks,gloves,to keep us safe But now i'm alone in an empty room Staring down immaculate doom "Messy

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