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The Perks of Being a Wallflower The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
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“I'm going to do what I want to do. I'm going to be who I really am. And I'm going to figure out what that is.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“And we could all sit around and wonder and feel bad about each other and blame a lot of people for what they did or didn’t do or what they didn’t know. I don’t know. I guess there would always be someone to blame.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I don’t want to start thinking again. Not like I have this last week. I can’t think again. Not ever again.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“It's strange the times people choose to be generous.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I was very grateful to have heard it again. Because I guess we all forget sometimes. And I think everyone is special in their own way. I really do.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“As I was walking up the stairs to dad's old room, and I was looking at the photographs, I started thinking that there was a time when these weren't memories. That someone actually took the photograph, and the people in the photograph had just eaten lunch or something.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Everyone is special in their own way.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I guess I'm pretty emotional.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Creo que si alguna vez tengo hijos y están disgustados, no les diré que la gente se muere de hambre en China ni nada parecido porque no cambiaría el hecho de que estén disgustados. E incluso si otra persona lo tiene mucho peor, eso realmente no cambia el hecho de que tú tienes lo que tienes. Bueno y malo. Como lo que mi hermana dijo cuando yo llevaba ya una temporada en el hospital. Dijo que estaba muy preocupada por ir a la universidad, y en comparación con lo que yo estaba pasando, se sentía muy tonta. Pero no sé por qué se iba a sentir tonta. Yo también estaría preocupado. Y en serio, no creo que yo lo tenga mejor ni peor que ella. No sé. Es diferente. Quizá sea bueno poner las cosas en perspectiva, pero, a veces, creo que la única perspectiva es estar allí de verdad. Como dijo Sam. Porque está bien sentir cosas. Y ser tú mismo al respecto.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I don't know what's wrong with me. It's like all I can do is keep writing this gibberish to keep from breaking apart.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Charlie, you’re one of the most gifted people I’ve ever known. And I don’t mean in terms of my other students. I mean in terms of anyone I’ve ever met.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“When I was driving home, I just thought about the word 'special'. And I thought the last person who said that about me was my Aunt Helen. I was very grateful to have heard it again. Because I guess we all forget sometimes. And I think everyone is special in their own way. I really do.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“And things were back to normal except we were just friends.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won’t tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that because it wouldn’t change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have. Good and bad. ..Maybe it’s good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, I think that the only perspective is to really be there. Because it’s okay to feel things. And be who you are about them.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I look at the field, and I think about the boy who just made the touchdown. I think that these are the glory days for that boy, and this moment will just be another story someday because all the people who make touchdowns and home runs will become somebody's dad. And when his children look at his yearbook photograph, they will think that their dad was rugged and handsome and looked a lot happier than they are. I just hope I remember to tell my kids that they are as happy as I look in my old photographs. And I hope that they believe me.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I am really in love with Sam, and it hurts very much.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I don't know the significance of this, but I find it very interesting.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I didn't know that other people thought things about me. I didn't know that they looked.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“The movie itself was very interesting, but I didn't think it was very good because I didn't really feel different when it was over.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I didn't feel like reading that night, so I went downstairs and watched a half-hour long commercial that advertised an exercise machine. They kept flashing a 1-800 number, so I called it. The woman who picked up the other end of the phone was named Michelle. And I told Michelle that I was a kid and did not need an exercise machine, but I hoped she was having a good night.
That's when Michelle hung up on me. And I didn't mind a bit.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Craig said the problem with things is that everyone is always comparing everyone with everyone”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“The fact that one of these ladies was my mom made me particularly sad because my mom is beautiful. And she’s always on a diet. Sometimes, my dad calls her beautiful, but she cannot hear him.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“To tell you the truth I love Sam. It's not a movie kind of love either. I just look at her sometimes and I think she is the prettiest and nicest person in the whole world.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“but my dad said it was no excuse.
"But I love him!" I had never seen my sister cry that much.
"No, you don't."
"I hate you!"
"No, you don't." My dad can be very calm sometimes.
"He's my whole world."
"Don't ever say that about anyone again. Not even me." That was my mom.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Sam has brown hair and very, very pretty green eyes. The kind of green that doesn't make a big deal about itself. ”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Sam looked at me soft. And she hugged me. And I closed my eyes because I wanted to know nothing but her arms. And she kissed my cheek and whispered so nobody could hear.
"I love you.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Welcome to the island of misfit toys”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Maybe this are my glory days, and I'm not even realizing it...”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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