Coming Of Age Stories Quotes

Quotes tagged as "coming-of-age-stories" (showing 1-21 of 21)
David A. Lottes
“I decided to write the book I wanted to read”
David A. Lottes, Ouabache

Scott  Thompson
“When we became teenagers boredom grew like a moth in a cocoon fighting to escape, and the peace created by our parents became a prison. We sought excitement and adventure. We sought anything but the sinless, pure, and average of the faux idyllic.”
Scott Thompson, Young Men Shall See

Siobhan Davis
“I fell in love with her suddenly, deeply, in the most all-consuming way.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Susan Engberg
“She had a new secret, the strenght of the moon, looking at her”
Susan Engberg

Kerem Mermutlu
“I don’t know if it was just me making things up in my head but after the fear in their eyes had gone what replaced it was like a sad kind of wondering. A wondering of where the old me was hiding. A wondering about where the old me had gone to. It was like I had suddenly been taken over by someone else and they could see the old me had fallen away for good.”
Kerem Mermutlu, My Last Summer

K. Farrell St. Germain
“All this silence between us, to protect her, and what has it wrought! How unthinking I was,” he cringed as he beat himself up inside.”
K. Farrell St. Germain, Then'diel's Song

Siobhan Davis
“Most of the girls I've met since moving here have failed to ignite any modicum of enduring interest. Of course, I've dated; I'm seventeen years old and as horny as the next guy.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“I'm not just the sum of how I look although that seems to be a popular opinion, and it infuriates me.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“Ariana strikes me as the type of girl who is attracted to authenticity.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“I engage in subtle stalking. That's entirely different and perfectly socially acceptable.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“I need to master the art of talking to her before I can even contemplate anything else.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“An intense longing builds inside me, and I fight the urge to propel myself forward and grab her into my arms.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“While I AM sure of what I want, I'm equally unsure of how to attain it.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“It's the first instance where I believe that it might actually be wrong, the first time I feel like a bit of a creep.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“I am unbelievably nervous.
It is most unlike me.
This girl is really messing with my mojo.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“I'm following hot on her heels, smarting from her latest rebuttal, and I can't contain my temper as the flood of rejection washes over me, tossing me precariously close to the edge.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Siobhan Davis
“I feel myself collapse inside as if the life force has been sucked out of me.”
Siobhan Davis, Lovestruck

Danielle Lee Zwissler
“Mom let go of us and leaned back so she could look us both in the eye. “No more spending the night in the tree fort, you two.”
Danielle Lee Zwissler, The Boy Next Door: Best friends to lovers romance

D.F.   Jones
“Reed wanted to believe, and he had to place faith in her, to have a life with her. “Ruby, the one thing I know for certain is I love you. I have faith in you. I believe in you.”
D.F. Jones, Ruby's Choice

Steven C.  Smith
“After a short time I felt my truck began to move. The force of the water and the rising floodwaters lifted me and my truck off the road and through an orchard, bumping into trees, flood debris and who knows what else.”
Steven C. Smith, Off the Rails: Excerpts from My Life

“How'd you know that would help, Grandma?

Used to have a regular who had attacks like that all the time. Poor guy. He was an accountant, loveless marriage-most of em were back then-and vaginas scared the bejeezus outta him.”
Jennifer LeBlanc