Rachel Cohn Quotes

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Rachel Cohn
“If I don't shut down my brain soon, my imagination will take off so far about what could be with this guy, that nothing will ever just be.-- Norah, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist”
Rachel Cohn, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

David Levithan
“Please may this not be a game. Please may this not be a game. Because if it’s a game, I know I’m going to lose.”
David Levithan, Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List

Rachel Cohn
“The Beatles.”
“What about The Beatles?”
“They nailed it.”
“Nailed what?”
“Everything.”
“What do you mean?”
Dev takes his arm and puts it right against mine, skin to skin, sweat on sweat, touch on touch. Then he glides his hand into mine and intertwines our fingers.
“This,” he says. “This is why The Beatles got it.”
“I’m afraid I’m not following…”
“Other bands, it’s about sex. Or pain. Or some fantasy. But The Beatles, they knew what they were doing.You know the reason The Beatles made it so big?”
“What?”
‘I Wanna Hold Your Hand.’ First single. Fucking brilliant. Perhaps the most fucking brilliant song ever written. Because they nailed it. That’s what everyone wants. Not 24-7 hot wet sex. Not a marriage that lasts a hundred years. Not a Porsche or a blow job or a million-dollar crib. No. They wanna hold your hand. They have such a feeling that they can’t hide. Every single successful love song of the past fifty years can be traced back to ‘I Wanna Hold Your Hand.’ And every single successful love story has those unbearable and unbearably exciting moments of hand-holding.”
Rachen Cohn David Levithan

Rachel Cohn
“I was coming down off the last painkiller left in my dresser drawer after Autumn tossed my stash. In that moment I was so groggy and happy I would have accepted a date with Oscar the Grouch - and planned to do some serious feeling up on the green furry beast too. Yeah, stooping to pharmaceutical-inspired sex fantasies about garbage can Sesame Street characters - that had to be the best Just Say No drug lecture a girl in a leg cast could ever receive to make her go cold turkey off the meds.”
Rachel Cohn, Cupcake

Rachel Cohn
“It gives me some satisfaction to know that my departure will become somebody else's good luck”
David Levithan and Rachel Cohn

Rachel Cohn
“I think you're nice to me and that scares the fuck out of me. Because when a guy's a jerk or an asshole, it's easier because you know where you stand.”
David Levithan and Rachel Cohn

Rachel Cohn
“Music is an angry machine. We are all angry machines”
Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

Rachel Cohn
“It was love because I created it as love.”
Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

Rachel Cohn
“Basically, it says that the world has been broken into pieces. All this chaos, all this discord. And our job - everyone's job - is try to put the pieces back together. To make things whole again.”
Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

Rachel Cohn
“We are the ones who take this thing called music and line it up with this thing called time. We are the ticking, we are the pulsing, we are underneath every part of this moment. And by making the moment our own, we are rendering it timeless.”
Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

Rachel Cohn
“love is love, attraction is what it is, and why should the arbitrary assignment of genital parts determine whether or not you want to be with a person?”
Rachel Cohn