Teen Quotes

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Jay Asher
“Everything...affects everything”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

Rainbow Rowell
“She smiled, and her eyes started to drift downward.
"Cather..."
Back up to his eyes.
"You know that I'm falling in love with you, right?”
Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

“But even when I stop crying, even when we fall asleep and I'm nestled in his arms, this will leave another scar. No one will see it. No one will know. But it will be there. And eventually all of the scars will have scars, and that's all I'll be--one big scar of a love gone wrong.”
Amanda Grace, But I Love Him

Cassandra Clare
“And now," Eric yelled into his mircophone, "we're going to sing a new song-one we just wrote. This one's for my girlfriend. We've been going out for three weeks, and, damn, our love is true. We're gonna be together forever, baby. This one's called 'Bang You Like a Drum.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

Shaun David Hutchinson
“Depression isn't a war you win. It's a battle you fight every day. You never stop, never get to rest. It's one bloody fray after another.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Sophie Kinsella
“It's like I'm thirteen again and he's my crush. All I'm aware of in this entire roomful of people is him. Where he is, what he's doing, who he's talking to.”
Sophie Kinsella, Remember Me?

Shaun David Hutchinson
“I saw the world from the stars' point of view, and it looked unbearably lonely.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

“I wanted to be his life preserver, the thing that would keep him afloat. Instead, he became my anchor. And I’m tired of drowning.”
Amanda Grace, But I Love Him

Charles de Lint
“Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.”
Charles de Lint, The Blue Girl

Colleen Houck
“As a man, I instantly became aware of the gold in her hair, her height measured against mine, and how easily she'd fit in my arms. ~Ren”
Colleen Houck, Tiger's Curse

Jennifer Donnelly
“I don't like hope very much. In fact, I hate it. It's the crystal meth of emotions. It hooks you fast and kills you hard. It's bad news. The worst. It's sharp sticks and cherry bombs. When hope shows up, it's only a matter of time until someone gets hurt.”
Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution

“I know hate is a strong word and everything, but its okay: we're teenagers.”
Cecily von Ziegesar, You Know You Love Me

Richelle Mead
“Ah, well,ʺ said Abe, idly studying his fingertips. ʺI have it on good authority thereʹs going to be a new ‘gateʹ opening up soon over on the south side of the wall."

The truth dawned on me. ʺOh lord. Youʹre the one whoʹs been doling out C4.ʺ

ʺYou make it sound so easy,ʺ he said with a frown. ʺThat stuffʹs hard to get a hold of.”
Richelle Mead, Last Sacrifice

Shaun David Hutchinson
“We're not words, Henry, we're people.
Words are how others define us, but we can define ourselves any way we choose.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Alice Hoffman
“...he had a way of taking your hand which made it clear he'd have to be the one to let go.”
Alice Hoffman, Local Girls

Priya Ardis
“Do you think we can be friends?” I asked.
He stared up at the ceiling. “Probably not, but we can pretend.”
Priya Ardis, Ever My Merlin

“It's not fair. It's not fair that he lets his rage take over, that he lets it rule him. I don't know why he has to let it rule him. I don't know why he has to be two people.

I don't know why he gets to be two people, and I only get to be me, the one who is here to take what he has to give, and who is here to pick pu the pieces afterward.”
Amanda Grace, But I Love Him

David Levithan
“I showed him the Post-it. “You see They’re from Lily.”

“Who’s Lily?”

“Some girl.”

“Ooh... a girl!”

“Boomer, we’re not in third grade anymore. You don’t say, ‘Ooh... a girl!’”

“What? You fucking her?”

“Okay, Boomer, you’re right. I liked ‘Ooh... a girl!’ much more than that.
Let’s stick with ‘Ooh... a girl!”
David Levithan, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

Rainbow Rowell
“You flirt with everything." She could tell that her eyes were popping-- her eyeballs actually felt cold around the edges. "You flirt with old people and babies and everybody in between.”
Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

Priya Ardis
“Vane grabbed me. “DuLac, let’s chat.”
Chat. British-speak for “Stand still while I yell at you.”
Priya Ardis, My Merlin Awakening

Jennifer Donnelly
“I will go out again this very night with my rockets and fuses. I will blow them straight out of their comfortable beds. Blow the rooftops off their houses. Blow the black, wretched night to bits. I will not stop. For mad I may be, but I will never be convenient.”
Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution
tags: teen

Jennifer E. Smith
“People talk about books being an escape, but here on the tube, this one feels more like a lifeline...The motion of the train makes her head rattle, but her eyes lock on the words the way a figure skater might choose a focal point as she spins, and just like that, she's grounded again.”
Jennifer E. Smith, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

Shaun David Hutchinson
“I was diamond on the outside, and I would not break.
Inside, though, I was already broken.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Elizabeth Berg
“If I were to draw on a paper what gym does for me, I would make one dot and then I would erase it.”
Elizabeth Berg, Joy School

Priya Ardis
“Vane’s lips tightened to suppress a smile. “Why so hostile, love?”
“You whacked me on the head with a ball!”
“You deserved it.”
Priya Ardis, My Merlin Awakening

“Girls," their mother interjected, "you must both stop being strange - it is unattractive. And don't forget your hats. It would be absolutely the end for me if you two came down with freckles at a time like this.”
Anna Godbersen, The Luxe

Priya Ardis
“I caught his hand. “What do you want me to do?”
Leaning down, he kissed the pulse beating on my neck just above the damaged skin. “Tomorrow, I need you to die.”
Priya Ardis, My Merlin Awakening

Colleen Hoover
“Only one day at public school and the bitches already made your locker rain?" she laughs. "Impressive.”
Colleen Hoover, Hopeless

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