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  • #1
    Sophie Kinsella
    “sometimes you don't need a goal in life, you don't need to know the big picture. you just need to know what you're going to do next!”
    Sophie Kinsella, The Undomestic Goddess

  • #2
    Ann Brashares
    “Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.”
    Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

  • #3
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #4
    Lauren Oliver
    “Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there's a tomorrow. Maybe for you there's one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it.
    But for some of us there's only today. And the truth is, you never really know.”
    Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

  • #5
    Emily Giffin
    “I miss him in so many ways, but right now I miss him in the way you always miss someone when you're single among a room full of couples.”
    Emily Giffin, Baby Proof

  • #6
    Emily Giffin
    “Maybe that's what it all comes down to. Love, not as a surge of passion, but as a choice to commit to something, someone, no matter what obstacles or temptations stand in the way. And maybe making that choice, again and again, day in and day out, year after year, says more about love than never having a choice to make at all.”
    Emily Giffin, Love the One You're With

  • #7
    Sophie Kinsella
    “I love new clothes. If everyone could just wear new clothes everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.”
    Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

  • #8
    Sophie Kinsella
    “Life would be a lot easier if conversations were rewindable and erasable, like videos. Or if you could instruct people to disregard what you just said, like in a courtroom.”
    Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

  • #9
    Jennifer Weiner
    “I've learned a lot this year.. I learned that things don't always turn our the way you planned, or the way you think they should. And I've learned that there are things that go wrong that don't always get fixed or get put back together the way they were before. I've learned that some broken things stay broken, and I've learned that you can get through bad times and keep looking for better ones, as long as you have people who love you.”
    Jennifer Weiner, Good in Bed

  • #10
    So many things become beautiful when you really look.
    “So many things become beautiful when you really look.”
    Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

  • #11
    Ann Brashares
    “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”
    Ann Brashares, Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #12
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I ask you to pass through life at my side—to be my second self, and best earthly companion.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #13
    Emily Giffin
    “...love is the sum of our choices, the strength of our commitments, the ties that bind us together.”
    Emily Giffin, Love the One You're With
    tags: love

  • #14
    Ann Brashares
    “Try, reach, want, and you may fall. But even if you do, you might be okay anyway.
    If you don't try, you save nothing, because you might as well be dead.”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #15
    Ann Brashares
    “Maybe, sometimes, it's easier to be mad at the people you trust because you know they'll always love you, no matter what.”
    Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

  • #16
    Alice Sebold
    “Inside the snow globe on my father's desk, there was a penguin wearing a red-and-white-striped scarf. When I was little my father would pull me into his lap and reach for the snow globe. He would turn it over, letting all the snow collect on the top, then quickly invert it. The two of us watched the snow fall gently around the penguin. The penguin was alone in there, I thought, and I worried for him. When I told my father this, he said, "Don't worry, Susie; he has a nice life. He's trapped in a perfect world.”
    Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

  • #17
    Sarah Dessen
    “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
    Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

  • #18
    Sarah Dessen
    “Don't think or judge, just listen.”
    Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

  • #19
    Ann Patchett
    “Never be so focused on what you're looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find.”
    Ann Patchett, State of Wonder

  • #20
    William Shakespeare
    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
    William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well

  • #21
    Jodi Picoult
    “You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.”
    Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

  • #22
    Sarah Dessen
    “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
    Sarah Dessen, Someone Like You

  • #23
    Joseph Conrad
    “Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”
    Joseph Conrad, Chance

  • #24
    Pamela Redmond Satran
    “A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    enough money within her control to move out
    and rent a place of her own even if she never wants
    to or needs to...
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    something perfect to wear if the employer or date of her
    dreams wants to see her in an hour...
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ...
    a youth she's content to leave behind....
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    a past juicy enough that she's looking forward to
    retelling it in her old age....
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE .....
    a set of screwdrivers, a cordless drill, and a black
    lace bra...
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    one friend who always makes her laugh... and one who
    lets her cry...
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    a good piece of furniture not previously owned by anyone
    else in her family...
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    eight matching plates, wine glasses with stems, and a
    recipe for a meal that will make her guests feel honored...
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ....
    a feeling of control over her destiny...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    how to fall in love without losing herself..
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    HOW TO QUIT A JOB,
    BREAK UP WITH A LOVER,
    AND CONFRONT A FRIEND WITHOUT RUINING THE FRIENDSHIP...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    when to try harder... and WHEN TO WALK AWAY...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    that she can't change the length of her calves,
    the width of her hips, or the nature of her parents..
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    that her childhood may not have been perfect...but it's over...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    what she would and wouldn't do for love or more...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    how to live alone... even if she doesn't like it...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    whom she can trust,
    whom she can't,
    and why she shouldn't
    take it personally...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    where to go...
    be it to her best friend's kitchen table...
    or a charming inn in the woods...
    when her soul needs soothing...
    EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
    what she can and can't accomplish in a day...
    a month...and a year...”
    Pamela Redmond Satran

  • #25
    Sarah Dessen
    “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.”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #26
    Sarah Dessen
    “You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.”
    Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon

  • #27
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #28
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #29
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #30
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey



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