Levithan Quotes

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David Levithan
“The word I think of is precarious. I am struck by how precarious it all is. How the things that hold us are only as strong as the faith we have in them.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility

David Levithan
belittle, v.

No, I don't listen to the weather in the morning. No, I don't keep track of what I spend. No, it hadn't occurred to me that the Q train would have been much faster. But every time you give me that look, it doesn't make me want to live up to your standards.”
David Levithan, The Lover's Dictionary

David Levithan
taciturn, adj.

There are days you come home silent. You say words, but you're still silent. I used to bombard you with conversational crowbars, but now I simply let the apartment fall mute. I hear you in the room -- turning on music, typing on the keys, getting up for a drink, shifting in your chair. I try to have my conversation with those sounds.”
David Levithan, The Lover's Dictionary

David Levithan
“My mother said I should have a 'change of scenery.' The word scenery made be think of a play. And as we were driving around, it made sense that way. Because no matter how much the scenery changed, we were still on the same stage.”
David Levithan, Every You, Every Me

David Levithan
“anchor, v.: I drift, I drift, I drift, you stay.”
David Levithan

David Levithan
“apparel, n.: There are times I don’t mind doing the laundry, because folding your clothes reminds me of the shape of you.”
David Levithan

David Levithan
commonplace, adj.
... But then I'll walk into the bathroom and find you've forgotten to put the cap back on the toothpaste again, and it will be this splinter that I just keep stepping on.”
David Levithan, The Lover's Dictionary