Quotation Explorer - 'Sarah Dessen'

So this had been all I wanted, a boy who understood how I felt. Now, though, I sometimes wished for more. - Sarah Dessen
Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong. - Sarah Dessen
I wasn’t ready to think about the other yet: that it wasn’t that I wasn’t right for Macon, but that maybe he wasn’t right for me. There was a difference. Even for someone who things didn’t come easy for, someone like me. - Sarah Dessen
Nah," I said. "But if it does, just tell him I said to get back on the bike.""What?""He'll understand. - Sarah Dessen
When I pictured myself, it was always like just an outline in a colouring book, with the inside not yet completed. - Sarah Dessen
Because you have to just go with the flow. Your life is not your own, with people coming in and out all the time. You get mellow because you have to. - Sarah Dessen
Family isnt about blood relationships, its about the meaning behind them. I relize now that sharing chromosoms is not the only way to having a family, its about the friendship behind it. - Sarah Dessen
I didn't pretend to know Eli at all, but even so, I'd noticed that his manner was slightly hard to read. It was something in the way he talked that made it difficult to tell whether he was kidding or serious or what. This bothered me. Or intrigued me. Or both. - Sarah Dessen
Look, he said, the point is there’s no way to be a hundred percent sure about anyone or anything. So you’re left with a choice. Either hope for the best, or just expect the worst.If you expect the worst, you’re never disappointed, I pointed out.Yeah, but who lives like that? - Sarah Dessen
Too many locks, not enough keys. - Sarah Dessen
After all, it's all kinds of things that make up a life, right? The big, like falling in love and spending time with your family, and the little....like blow drying your hair, applying concealer, and cursing those magazine inserts. It all counts. It has to. - Sarah Dessen
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
I remembered Owen telling me how music had saved him in Phoenix, that it drowned everything out, and it was the same for me now. As long as I had something to listen to, I could blur the things I didn't want to think about, if not block them out completely. - Sarah Dessen
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