Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Be the first to learn about new releases!
Start by following Carol Plum-Ucci.

Carol Plum-Ucci Carol Plum-Ucci > Quotes


Carol Plum-Ucci quotes (showing 1-30 of 64)

“If you can understand human behavior, it can’t hurt you nearly as much.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“Complete happiness can look so much like complete terror that its hard to tell them apart.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“You're supposed to be kind to everyone, because you never know when you're meeting an angel.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“There are times in life to grow, and there are times in life to shine. One can't grow and shine at the same time; it just doesn't work that way. Now you're growing. Tomorrow you'll shine.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“Nobody stopped believing that other people were more guilty than they were. Why do people have so much trouble seeing their own faults but such an easy time seeing everyone else's?”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“He says you don't often find angels in places like happy homes and rich people's backyard parties. He says that angels flock to places like hospitals and homelss shelters and jails, because those people realize they need help. And do they are able to believe in strange phenomena. Funny how the world is backward. The really comfortable people don't always see much supernaturally, and to the ones who have to struggle, it's, like, breathing in their faces. The first are last... and the last are first.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“If people knew who the angels were, they would be very nice when they saw one and would still do their same evil garbage when they thought none were around. Knowing who they are defeats the purpose.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“If a life goes down the toilet, it comes out in a river and meets the sea.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“Things don't have to be sane when they're normal.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“People can love their lies, tell their lies, believe their own lies until hell pays a visit.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“People only see as far as they are able and the rest of the truth is lost on them.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“Don't you give me that postmodern bullshit. There is truth, There is a truth. And what you want, or you feel, or you need, isn't going to change the truth. Any more than it's going to topple a skyscraper. There's truth, and there's belief. Don't call a mule a stallion.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“You gotta pay your dues to sing the blues.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“I don’t really think our greatest memories are always great while they’re happening.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“People love to see you get ahead — so long as you don't get farther ahead than they are.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Night My Sister Went Missing
“But not hurting people and knowing how to get along with people, ... they're different.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“Sometimes it has to feel worse before it feels better.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“Some doctors say a person who has only had same-sex attractions is, like, a zero. A person who has only had opposite-sex attractions is, like, a ten. He says most people fall between one and nine.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“You're in my personal space, so get out of it.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“People make their own choices, and sometimes those choices suck.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, Following Christopher Creed
“Life is a journey, and I may not have always lived up to my ability, but I have always lived purposefully, and I guess readers get caught up with me, raising the questions, looking for the answers, looking to be a little more understanding, a little less judgmental, a little more merciful. I hope so.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“Of all those books you've read? There's got to be something, somewhere in them, to help us laugh at a situation like this.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“Don't tell people you care about them when all you really care about is getting your own way.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver
“I only wish to be gone. Therefore, I AM.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“It's fine to be insane as long as you keep it to yourself.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, Following Christopher Creed
“Everyone who doesn't want to believe in supernormal powers says the people who experience them are psycho. What the hell kind of a world is this if all magic moments are psychotic?”
Carol Plum-Ucci, Following Christopher Creed
“People will do and think whatever it is they have to in order to survive.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“...perhaps they will remember Chris Creed and they will find their tolerance, their compassion.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“There is justice in an insanely cruel world.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed
“«People used to say I was weird,» he said. «I used to care. But I don't anymore. People shouldn't care, people shouldn't use words like weird once you hit junior year. Everyone's weird. That's the way I look at it.»”
Carol Plum-Ucci, The Body of Christopher Creed

« previous 1 3

All Quotes | Add A Quote
Play The 'Guess That Quote' Game

The Body of Christopher Creed (Steepleton Chronicles, #1) The Body of Christopher Creed
4,837 ratings
Open Preview
What Happened to Lani Garver What Happened to Lani Garver
3,010 ratings
Open Preview
Streams of Babel (Streams of Babel, #1) Streams of Babel
920 ratings
Open Preview
The She The She
610 ratings
Open Preview