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Quotes About Love and Life by Sarah Dessen
"There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend."
- (Someone Like You)

"Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you."
- (This Lullaby)

"Don't think or judge, just listen."
- (Just Listen)

"No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater...The love we have for each other is bigger than these small differences. And that's the key. It's like a big pie chart, and the love in a relationship has to be the biggest piece. Love can make up for a lot."
- (This Lullaby)

"I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed. "

"There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying."
- (Just Listen)

"Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment."
- (Just Listen)

"Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there."

"Sometimes it seems safer to hold it all in, where the only person who can judge is yourself."

"It's just that...I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It's the universe's way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It's how life is."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"It's a lot easier to be lost than found. It's the reason we're always searching and rarely discovered--so many locks not enough keys."
- (Lock and Key)

"You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It's not overrated. There's a reason for all those songs."
- (This Lullaby)

"It's all in the view. That's what I mean about forever, too. For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You never know for sure, so you'd better make every second count."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"I knew, in the silence that followed, that anything could happen here. It might be too late: again, I might have missed my chance. But I would at least know I tried, that I took my heart and extended my hand, whatever the outcome.
"Okay," he said. He took a breath. "What would you do, if you could do anything?"
I took a step toward him, closing the space between us. "This," I said. And then I kissed him."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it."
- (Keeping the Moon)

"So you're always honest," I said.
"Aren't you?"
"No," I told him. "I'm not."
"Well, that's good to know, I guess."
"I'm not saying I'm a liar," I told him. He raised his eyebrows. "That's not how I meant it, anyways."
"How'd you mean it, then?"
"I just...I don't always say what I feel."
"Why not?"
"Because the truth sometimes hurts," I said.
"Yeah," he said. "So do lies, though."
- (Just Listen)

"Because this is what happens when you try to run from the past. It just doesn't catch up, it overtakes ... blotting out the future."
- (Just Listen)

"What is family? They were the people who claimed you. In good, in bad, in parts or in whole, they were the ones who showed up, who stayed in there, regardless. It wasn't just about blood relations or shared chromosomes, but something wider, bigger. We had many families over time. Our family of origin, the family we created, and the groups you moved through while all of this was happening: friends, lovers, sometimes even strangers. None of them perfect, and we couldn't expect them to be. You can't make any one person your world. The trick was to take what each could give you and build your world from it."

"There comes a time in every life when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your heart."

"You can't always get the perfect moment. Sometimes, you just have to do the best you can under the circumstances."

"Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, that doesn't make you strong. if anything, it makes you weaker. Because you're doing it out of fear."
- (This Lullaby)

"Everyone has their weak spot. The one thing that, despite your best efforts, will always bring you to your knees, regardless of how strong you are otherwise."
- (Lock and Key)

"Wherever you will go,
I will let you down,
But this lullaby goes on."
- (Someone Like You)

"It was just one of those things," I said, "You know, that just happen. You don't think or plan. You just do it."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong."

"That was the thing. You never got used to it, the idea of someone being gone. Just when you think it's reconciled, accepted, someone points it out to you, and it just hits you all over again, that shocking."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"What did it feel like, I wondered, to love someone that much? So much that you couldn't even control yourself when they came close, as if you might just break free of whatever was holding you and throw yourself at them with enough force to easily overwhelm you both."
- (This Lullaby)

"All I'd ever wanted was to forget. but even when I thought I had, pieces had kept emerging, like bits of wood floating up to the surface that only hint at the shipwreck below."
- (Just Listen)

"No matter how much time has passed, these things still affect us and the world we live in. If you don't pay attention to the past, you'll never understand the future. It's all linked together."
- (Just Listen)

"Shoulda, coulda, woulda. It's so easy in the past tense. "
- (The Truth about Forever)

"What you need, what you deserve, is a guy who adores you for what you are. Who doesn't see you as a project, but a prize. you know?"
- (The Truth about Forever)

"I don't believe in failure, because simply by saying you've failed, you've admitted you attempted. And anyone who attempts is not a failure. Those who truly fail in my eyes are the ones who never try at all. The ones who sit on the couch and whine and moan and wait for the world to change for them."
- (Keeping the Moon)

"I wondered which was harder, in the end. The act of telling, or who you told it to. Or maybe if, when you finally got it out, the story was really all that mattered."
- (Just Listen)

"Silence is so freaking loud
- Owen"
- (Just Listen)

"We can't expect everybody to be there for us, all at once. So it's a lucky thing that really, all you need is someone. "
- (Lock and Key)

"But I'd long ago learned not to be picky in farewells. They weren't guaranteed or promised.
You were lucky, more than blessed, if you got a good-bye at all."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"I had no illusions about love anymore. It came, it went, it left casualties or it didn't. People weren't meant to be together forever, regardless of what the songs say."
"There has to be a middle. Without it, nothing can ever truly be whole. Because it is not just the space between, but also what holds everything together."
- (Just Listen)

"The fate of your heart is your choice and no one else gets a vote"
- (This Lullaby)

"Sometimes, we just have to be happy with what people can offer us. Even if it's not what we want, at least it's something. "
"I knew that there were no guarantees. No way of knowing what came next for me, or him, or anybody. Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there."
- (This Lullaby)

"I was beginning to see, though, that the unknown wasn't always the greatest thing to fear. The people who know you best can be risker, because the words they say and things they think have the potential to be not only scary but true, as well."
- (Just Listen)

"We'd start slow, the way we always did, because the run, and the game, could go on for awhile. Maybe even forever.
That was the thing. You just never knew. Forever was so many different things. It was always changing, it was what everything was really all about. It was twenty minutes, or a hundred years, or just this instant, or any instant I wished would last and last. But there was only one truth about forever that really mattered, and that was this: it was happening. Right then, as I ran with Wes into that bright sun, and every moment afterwards. Look, there. Now. Now. Now."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"So many versions of just one memory, and yet none of them were right or wrong. Instead, they were all pieces. Only when fitted together, edge to edge, could they even begin to tell the whole story."
- (Just Listen)

"You can't make any one person your world. The trick is to take what each can give you and build a world from it."

"If this was my forever, I wouldn't want to spend it here. "
- (The Truth about Forever)

"I just thought to my self, all of a sudden, that we had something in common. A natural chemistry, if you will. And I had a feeling that something big was going to happen. To both of us. That we were, in fact, meant to be together."
- (This Lullaby)

"I don't get it,' Caroline said, bemused. 'She's the only one with wings. Why is that?'
There were so many questions in life. You couldn't ever have all the answers. But I knew this one.
It's so she can fly,' I said. Then I started to run."
- (The Truth about Forever)

"The past did affect the present and the future, in ways you could see and a million ones you couldn't. Time wasn't a thing you could divide easily; there was no defined middle or beginning or end. I could pretend to leave the past behind, but it would not leave me."
- (Just Listen)

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