Hold Still Quotes

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Nina LaCour
“Each time a breeze starts, I feel the air all the way through me.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“My best friend is dead, and I could have saved her. It’s so wrong so completely and painfully wrong, that I walked through my front door tonight smiling.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“I’ll make a swing so I can reach the places I can’t reach yet.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“That's what friends do: they notice things. They're there for each other. They see what parents don't.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“I was such a quiet kid, so shy and calm and in my own head. Of course I knew about being sad. Maybe that's the reason I saved all the things I thought were pretty.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“I sleep through the next day. Each time I go to the bathroom, I try not to look in the mirror. Once, I catch my reflection: it looks like I’ve been punched in both eyes.

I can’t talk about the day that follows that.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“I never realized what a big deal that was. How amazing it is to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go on in your head. You just think that things will stay the way they are. You never look up, in a moment that feels like every other moment in your life, and think, "Soon this will be over". But I understand more now. About the way life works.”
Nina LaCour

Amy Tan
“Then she told me why a tiger is gold and black. It has two ways. The gold side leaps with its fierce heart. The black side stands still with cunning, hiding its gold between the trees, seeing and not being seen, waiting patiently for things to come. I did not learn to use my black side until after the bad man left me.”
Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club

Nina LaCour
“I leaned over the sink, closer to my reflection, and stare at myself hard. I don't know what I see. I don't even know what I want to see.”
Nina LaCour

Nina LaCour
“When the bell rings, and lunch is over, I decide to come back here tomorrow, and the next day. I tell myself it really isn’t that bad.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“He is Romeo, and he is heartbroken. Every word is wistful. When he says, 'O, teach me how I should forget to think!' I, for the first time, see what the big deal is about Shakespeare.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Nina LaCour
“People take one another for granted”
Nina LaCour

Nina LaCour
“She won’t ask if I’m okay because she’ll already know that for us Are you okay? is an impossible question.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still