“A word can start off meaning one thing and end up meaning another… Words shouldn’t be allowed to change meanings.” ~ Natasha

“We tell ourselves there are reasons for the things that happen, but we’re just telling ourselves stories. We make them up. They don’t mean anything.” ~ Daniel

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“Names are powerful things. They act as an identity marker and a kind of map, locating you in time and geography. More than that, they can be a compass.” ~ Daniel

“When I was a little girl fairy tales were my favorite books because even before you opened them you knew how they are going to end. Happily ever after.” ~ Natasha

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“Everyone’s got some place to be . Finding God is not on the schedule.” ~ Daniel

“Life is just a series of dumb decision and indecisions and coincidences that we ascribe meaning to.” ~ Natasha

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“Where did all those feelings go? People spend their whole lives looking for love. Poems and songs and entire novels are written about it. But how can you trust something that can end as suddenly as it begins?” ~ Natasha

“I love this part of getting to know someone. How every piece of new information, every new expression seems magical.”~ Daniel

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“Human beings are not reasonable creatures. Instead of being rule by logic, we are ruled by emotions. The world would be a happier place if the opposite were true.” ~ Natasha

“What is falling in love? A series of small coincidences that we say means everything because we want to believe that our tiny lives matter on a galactic scale. But falling in love doesn’t even being to compare on the formation of the universe.” ~ Natasha

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“It’s not a religion. It exists whether you believe in it or not.” ~ Daniel

“It’s not up to you to help other people fit you into a box.” ~ Natasha

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“No one can put a price on losing anything. And another thing, all your future histories can be destroyed in a single moment.” ~ Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

“Does it make tragedy more bearable to believe that we ourselves had no hand in it, that we couldn’t have prevented it?” ~ Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

“You should never take long shots. Better to study the odds and take the probable shot. However, if the long shot is your only shot, then you have to take it.” Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

“There’s a pure kind of joy in the certainty of belief. The certainty that your life has purpose and meaning. That though your earthly life may be hard, there’s a better place.” Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

“Half life – a history of decay. In love, it’s the amount of time it takes for lovers to feel half of what they once did… Love has an infinitesimally small half-life that decays to nothing. And when it’s gone, it’s like it was never there at all.” Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star


Haven’t read The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon yet? You might want to read my book review.

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