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“I hate not knowing what to believe anymore. I hate not knowing what's real.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“What you don't understand, you can make mean anything.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“But sometimes there’s nothing left to do but move on.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“I could picture life—school and everything else—continuing on without me. But I could not picture my funeral. Not at all. Mostly because I couldn’t imagine who would attend or what they would say.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“A week went by and nothing. But eventually, as they always will, the rumors reached me. And everyone knows you can't disprove a rumor.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Betrayal. It's one of the worst feelings.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“You don't know what goes on in anyone's life but your own.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“I left. When I should have stayed.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“If you're angry, you don't have to write a poem dealing with the cause of your anger. But it needs to be an angry poem. So go ahead... write one. I know you're at least a little bit angry with me.
And when you're done with your poem, decipher it as if you'd just found it printed in a textbook and know absolutely nothing about its author. The results can be amazing...and scary. But it's always cheaper than a therapist.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Because it may seem like a small role now, but it matters. In the end, everything matters.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“My breathing begins to slow. The tension in my muscles starts to relax.
Then, a click in the headphones. A slow breath of air.
I open my eyes to bright moonlight.
And Hannah, with warmth.
Thank you.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Maybe you didn't know what people thought of you because they themselves didn't know what they thought of you. Maybe you didn't give us enough to go on, Hannah.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Suicide. It's something I've been thinking about. Not too seriously, but I have been thinking about it.”

That's the note. Word for word. And I know it's word for word because I wrote it dozens of times before delivering it. I'd write it, throw it away, write it, crumple it up, throw it away.

But why was I writing it to begin with? I asked myself that question every time I printed the words onto a new sheet of paper. Why was I writing this note? It was a lie. I hadn't been thinking about it. Not really. Not in detail. The thought would come into my head and I'd push it away.

But I pushed it away a lot.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“It may seem that every time someone offers you a hand up, they just let go and you slip further down.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“When you hold people up for ridicule, you have to take responsibility when other people act on it.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“He looks out into the empty street, allowing me to sit in his car and just miss her. To miss her each time I pull in a breath of air. To miss her with a heart that feels so cold by itself, but warm when thoughts of her flow through me.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Do you remember the last thing you said to me? The last thing you did to me? And what was the last thing I said to you? Because trust me when I said it I knew it was the last thing I’d ever say.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“How many times had I let myself connect with someone only to have it thrown back in my face?”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“When you are done listening to all thirteen sides – because there are thirteen sides to every story – rewind the tapes, put them back in the box, and pass them on to whoever follows your little tale. And you, lucky number thirteen, you can take the tapes straight to hell. Depending on your religion, maybe I’ll see you there.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“I don't know what's going on with you,' the man says from across the counter, 'but I'm not taking your money.' He blows into a straw and pinches both ends shut.
I shake my head and reach back for my wallet. 'No, I'll pay.'
He winds the straw tighter and tighter. 'I'm serious. It was only a milkshake. And like I said, I don't know what's going on, and I don't know how I can help, but something's clearly gone wrong in your life, so I want you to keep your money.' His eyes search mine, and I know he means it.
I don't know what to say. Even if the words would come, my throat is so tight it won't let them escape.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Maybe if I forgot things once in a while, we'd all be a little bit happier.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Could be my soul mate / two kindred spirits / Maybe we're not / I guess we'll never / know”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“How in the world was I alone? Because I wanted to be. That's all I can say. It's all that makes sense to me.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“I repeat his words in my head. What's going on? What's going on? Oh, well, since you asked, I got a bunch of tapes in the mail today from a girl who killed herself. Apparently, I had something to do with it. I'm not sure what that is, so I was wondering if I could borrow your Walkman to find out.
'Not much,' I say.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“But I need to wake up somehow. Or maybe not. Maybe it’s best to get through the day half-asleep. Maybe that’s the only way to get through today.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“His door is closed behind me. It's staying closed.
He's letting me go.
I think I've made myself very clear, but no ones stepping forward to stop me.
A lot of you cared, just not enough. And that...that is what i needed to find out.
And I did find out.
And I'm sorry.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Watching those guys pummel each other so no one would suspect them of being weak was too much for me. Their reputations were more important than their faces.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Hannah wasn't my first kiss, but the first kiss that mattered: the first kiss with someone who mattered.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“Here's a tip. If you touch a girl, even as joke, and she pushes you off, leave... her... alone. Don't touch her. Anywhere! Just stop. Your touch does nothing but sicken her.”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
“If you could hear other people's thoughts, you'd overhear things that are true as well as things that are completely random. And you wouldn't know one from the other. It'd drive you insane. What's true? What's not? A million ideas, but what do they mean?”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

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