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“There’s a Japanese phrase that I like: koi no yokan. It doesn’t mean love at first sight. It’s closer to love at second sight. It’s the feeling when you meet someone that you’re going to fall in love with them. Maybe you don’t love them right away, but it’s inevitable that you will.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Maybe part of falling in love with someone else is also falling in love with yourself.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“We are capable of big lives. A big history. Why settle? Why choose the practical thing, the mundane thing? We are born to dream and make the things we dream about.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Sometimes your world shakes so hard, it's difficult to imagine that everyone else isn't feeling it too.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Stars are important," I say, laughing.

"Sure, but why not more poems about the sun? The sun is also a star, and it's our most important one. That alone should be worth a poem or two.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I don't believe in love."

"It's not a religion," he says. "It exists whether you believe in it or not.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I didn't know you this morning, and now I don't remember not knowing you.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“The thing about falling is you don't have any control on your way down.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Growing up and seeing your parents' flaws is like losing your religion. I don't believe in God anymore. I don't believe in my father either.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“How can you trust something that can end as suddenly as it begins?”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I wonder if she realizes how passionate she is about not being passionate.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“We have big, beautiful brains. We invent things that fly. Fly. We write poetry. You probably hate poetry, but it’s hard to argue with ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate’ in terms of sheer beauty. We are capable of big lives. A big history. Why settle? Why choose the practical thing, the mundane thing? We are born to dream and make the things we dream about.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Desperation translates into every language.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“The trouble with getting your hopes too far up is: it's a long way down.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Observable Fact: People aren’t logical.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“People just want to believe. Otherwise they would have to admit that life is just a random series of good and bad things that happen until one day you die.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“People make mistakes all the time. Small ones, like you get in the wrong checkout line. The one with the lady with a hundred coupons and a checkbook.

Sometimes you make medium-sized ones. You go to medical school instead of pursuing you passion.

Sometimes you make big ones.

You give up.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I think all the good parts of us are connected on some level. The part that shares the last double chocolate chip cookie or donates to charity or gives a dollar to a street musician or becomes a candy striper or cries at Apple commercials or says I love you or I forgive you. I think that's God. God is the connection of the very best parts of us.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“It's not up to you to help other people fit you into a box.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I kiss him to get him to stop talking. If he keeps talking I will love him, and I don't want to love him. I really don't. As strategies go, it's not my finest. Kissing is just another way of talking except without the words.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I love this part of getting to know someone. How every new piece of information, every new expression, seems magical. I can't imagine this becoming old and boring. I can't imagine not wanting to hear what she has to say.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Observable Fact: I don't believe in magic.
Observable Fact: We are magic.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Do you think it's funny that both of our favourite memories are about the people we like the least now?" I ask.

"Maybe that's why we dislike them," she says. "The distance between who they were and who they are is so wide, we have no hope of getting them back.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“We're kindling amid lightning strikes, a lit match and dry wood, fire danger signs and a forest waiting to be burned.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“It’s hard trying to hold on to a place that doesn’t want you.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Some people exist in your life to make it better. Some people exist to make it worse.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“Having dreams never killed anybody.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“The universe stops and waits for us.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“If people who were actually born here had to prove they were worthy enough to live in America, this would be a much less populated country.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
“I know there’s no such thing as meant-to-be, and yet here I am wondering if maybe I’ve been wrong.”
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star

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