I Ll Give You The Sun Quotes

Quotes tagged as "i-ll-give-you-the-sun" (showing 1-11 of 11)
Jandy Nelson
“No hot guy should be allowed to have an English accent and drive a motorcycle.
Not to mention wear the leather jacket or sport the cool shades. Hot guys should be forced into footie pajamas.”
Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson
“He carries pieces of the galaxy around in a bag”
Jandy Nelson

Jandy Nelson
“Hummingbirds laze around him. Fruit falls out of trees right into his open palms...I've never felt this relaxed in my life. I keep forgetting my body and then have to go back and get it.”
Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson
“I'd rather sit next to Brian for two hours in a dark theater than have a wall painting party with Jackson Pollock”
Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson
“Thou shalt remake the world”
Jandy Nelson

Jandy Nelson
“When glaciers break up due to rising world temperatures, its called calving. I'm calving”
Jandy Nelson

Jandy Nelson
“Maybe some people are meant to be in the same story.”
Jandy Nelson

Jandy Nelson
“So at my old school,” he said. “There was this kid on the baseball team. People thought, I don’t know. They saw that he went to some website or something.” ... “They made it impossible for him to play. Every day, the found another way to mess with him. Then one Friday after school, they locked him in the storage closet.” He winced, as if remembering and I knew. I knew then. “All night long and the whole next day. A tiny, dark, disgusting airless space. His parents thought he was at the away game and someone told the coaches he was sick, so no one even looked for him. No one knew he was trapped in there.” His chest was heaving and I was remembering how he told me he didn’t used to have claustrophobia and now he did. “He was really good too, probably the best player on the team or could have been. And he didn’t even do anything. The guy just went to these sites and someone saw. Do you get it? Do you get what it would mean for me? The assistant captain? I want to be captain next year so maybe I can graduate early. No scholarship. No nothing. These guys aren’t” - he made finger quotes - “evolved. They’re not from Northern California. They don’t do all-day sits or draw pictures.” The dagger went straight in. “It’s brutal in a locker room.”
Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson
“If someone told me I could hang out in da Vinci's studio while he painted the Mona Lisa or go up on Brian's roof with him at night - I'm on the roof”
Jandy Nelson

Jandy Nelson
“The feet of ghosts never touch the ground.”
Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson
“If she were drowning, I'd hold her head under”
Jandy Nelson