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“I'm not really sure which parts of myself are real and which parts are things I've gotten from books.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“It's a good thing most people bleed on the inside or this would be a gory, blood-smeared earth.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I'm partly somebody else trying to fit in and say the right things and do the right thing and be in the right place and wear what everybody else is wearing. Sometimes I think we're all trying to be shadows of each other, trying to buy the same records and everything even if we don't like them. Kids are like robots, off an assembly line, and I don't want to be a robot!”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I really am only one infinitely small part of an aching humanity.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I wouldn't intentionally hurt anyone in this whole world. I wouldn't hurt them physically or emotionally, how then can people so consistently do it to me? Even my parents treat me like I'm stupid and inferior and ever short. I guess I'll never measure up to anyone's expectations. I surely don't measure up to what I'd like to be.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I guess I'll never measure up to anyone's expectations. I surely don't measure up to what I'd like to be.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“Maybe the new me will be different.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“How is it possible for me to be so miserable and embarrassed and humiliated and beaten an function still talk and smile and concentrate?”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I'm afraid to live and afraid to die.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“How can thoughts hurt so much when they aren't even physical?”
Beatrice Sparks, Treacherous Love: The Diary of an Anonymous Teenager
“The same old dumb teachers teaching the same old dumb subjects in the same old dumb school. I seem to be kind of losing interest in everything. At first I thought high school would be fun but it's just dull. Everything's dull. Maybe it's because I'm growing up and life is becoming more blase.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“Why is life so difficult? Why can't we be just ourselves and have everyone accept us the way we are?”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“Even now I'm not really sure which parts of myself are real and which parts are things I've gotten from books.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“The complete bottom has fallen out of my life.”
Beatrice Sparks, Annie's Baby: The Diary of Anonymous, A Pregnant Teenager
“They have accepted me as an individual, as a personality, as an entity. I belong! I am important! I am somebody!”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I'm partly somebody else trying to fit in and say the right things and do the right thing and be in the right place and wear what everybody else is wearing. Sometimes I think we're all trying to be shadows of each other, trying to buy the same records and everything even if we don't like them.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“Nobody's talking to me, but nobody's hassling me either. I guess you can't have everything.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“She didn't know whether she was running away from something or running to something, but she admitted that deep in her heart she wanted to go home.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I can't believe that I changed so little. I expected to look old and hollow and gray, but I guess it's only me on the inside that has shriveled and deteriorated.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“…I’d have died without them [books]. Even now I’m not really sure which parts of myself are real and which parts are things I’ve gotten from books.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I've been asleep and I don't know if it's the same day or week or year, but who the hell cares anyway?”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“I’ve got to sleep. Sleep is my only way to escape.”
Beatrice Sparks
“Alone. The saddest word in the world.”
Beatrice Sparks
“We get pissed off when someone tells us what to do, but we don't know what to do unless some fat bastard tell us.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“They don’t think “I care,” “I hurt,” or “I have feelings.” It just seems like I’m always “wrong,” always “selfish,” always “self-centered” and everything else that’s negative and destructive.”
Beatrice Sparks
“I'm afraid to hope but I can't help it, and the idea of hoping in this most hopeless of all places makes me want to cry.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“This morning when I left Mom's parting words were, "Come straight home after school." Wow! Like I'm going to get stoned at 3:30—it doesn't sound so bad at that.”
Beatrice Sparks, Go Ask Alice
“Sometimes fantasies are better than life.”
Beatrice Sparks
“I’m really cracking. No, I’m beyond cracking. I’m shattered. I’m lost. I’m fragmented.”
Beatrice Sparks
“When I’m with him, everything makes so much sense…when I’m away, it’s so much shit.”
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