House Rules Quotes

Quotes tagged as "house-rules" (showing 1-17 of 17)
Jodi Picoult
“I think you're the only person who gets me. When I'm with you, the world doesn't feel like a problem I can't figure out. Please come to the dance, because you're my music.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“It's the child who's supposed to cry, and the mom who makes it all better, not the other way around, which is why mothers will move heaven and earth to hold it together in front of their own kids.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“It's never the differences between people that surprise us. It's the things that, against all odds, we have in common.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“What being home-schooled has taught me, more than anything, is what a waste of a life high school is.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“It's like the psychiatrists themselves are buying into that stupid belief that therapy is something to hide.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“Only the liar knows that he's lying.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“Frankly, people don't make sense to me.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“Teachers deserve respect," I explain.
"Why do they get it for free, when everyone else has to earn it?"
I blink at him, speechless. Because the world isn't fair, I think, but Jacob already knows that better than most of us.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“My biggest hope for Jacob is that moments like this won't happen.
My biggest fear: that they will, and I won't always be there to keep people from thinking the worst of him.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Chloe Neill
“God Save me from boys”
Chloe Neill

Faraaz Kazi
“A house doesn't become a home until love moves in.”
Faraaz Kazi

Jodi Picoult
“You want to hear something really sad?' I whisper. 'You're my best friend.'
'You're right. That is really sad.' Oliver grins.
'That's not what I meant.'
'Are we still playing True Confessions?' he asks.
'Is that what we're doing?'
He reaches toward me and rubs a strand of my hair between his fingers. 'I think you're beautiful,' Oliver says. 'Inside and out.'
He leans forward from the tiniest bit and breathes in, closing his eyes, before he lets the hair fall back against my cheek. I feel it inside me, as if I've been shocked.
I don't pull away.
I don't want to pull away.
'I... I don't know what to say,' I stammer.
Oliver's eyes light up. 'Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walk into mine,' he quotes. He moves slowly, so that I know what's coming, and kisses me.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“If someone else takes a bite of my food, I have to cut off the part that his/her saliva has touched before I can eat any more of it.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“I should have known from watching Henry work at the office: programmers moved slowly and deliberately, and then waited to see the reaction. And if they did not succeed the first time, they would try over and over again, until they broke through that fifth dimension and got it right.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

Jodi Picoult
“It's been forever.' The words are quiet, hidden against his shoulder.
'That's because,' Oliver says, 'you were waiting for me.' He slips aside the sweater again and kisses my collarbone.”
Jodi Picoult, House Rules

La Tisha Honor
“House rule number nine. No roach shall drink or eat out of the good cups in the kitchen. The plastic cups are in the pantry.”
La Tisha Honor, Teen Roach

“My parents are really good people. . .and mostly normal. . .
Their rules made practical sense--eat your vegetables, don't ride your bike through cow manure, and don't let your little brother eat his boogers--all of which were good but weren't exactly rules with life-changing consequences if they weren't followed.”
Leah Darrow, The Other Side of Beauty: Embracing God's Vision for Love and True Worth