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The Unwritten Rule The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott
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“ I've been taught that love is beautiful and kind, but it isn't like that at all. It is beautiful, but it's a terrible beauty, a ruthless one, and you fall-you fall, and the thing is-
The thing is you want to. You don't care what's coming you just want who your heart beats for.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“There are a million rules for being a girl. There are a million things you have to do to get through each day. High school has things that can trip you up, ruin you, people say one thing and mean another, and you have to know all the rules, you have to know what you can and can't do.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I liked him first, but it doesn't matter. I still like him. That doesn't matter either. Or at least, it's not supposed to.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I wants us to be real. I want to be just you and me.
- Ryan”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“It was like we were all so busy trying to be happy or saying we were happy, but underneath there was nothing but bitterness, the kind that could only be bled out in ink, in unspoken word.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“love is...you get confused and you do stuff you don't mean to do-and you just-you hate yourself and sometimes you don't even want to love the person you do because it would be so much easier if you didn't.But you just-you just do.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
tags: love
“I’m broken, I have cut myself wide open. I can see my heart and it is not what I believed it was, it is not good and kind and all the things I have always thought I am.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“And what if---what are you if the people who are supposed to love you can leave you like you're nothing?”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I know who I want to be with, and it isn't her.
- Ryan”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“All the things I've thought about love are true. It's beautiful and terrible and it doesn't make things perfect. It ends things, and it brings beginnings.

This is mine.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
tags: love
“Imagine a guy. He’s a little taller than you, with perfect skin, skin that just screams “touch me!” and dark hair and gorgeous blue eyes and he looks so sweet and he is sweet. And then have him blush a little.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I'm so not interesting in having to try and make something out of foil."
What, you didn't like the poncho with wraparound leggings?"
It was beyond hideou- wait a minute. You watch that show?"
My mom loves it."
But your suppose to be sulking in the basement getting ready to light fires."
What can I say? I'm a failure as a teenager. I watch TV with my mom.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I wish it had never happened because then I wouldn't think about it as I'm falling asleep.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I’m always the one who doesn’t have a date, the one guys walk up to and say, “So, is your friend, you know, with someone?” and I may not be the only girl without someone, but it feels like it sometimes. A lot of the time.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“..."Are you okay?" he says, still looking at me, and I feel my smile slip, fade, and the silence that falls over us then is so total I can’t hear anything, not the rush-hiss of my heart pounding in my chest, not the sounds all around us; insects, wind, and the distant clatter of others’ lives in houses built close but not too close because when we look out our windows we all like to pretend that everything we see is ours. But Ryan is not mine.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“I knew from Brianna that being beautiful wasn’t all great. Brianna had changed in middle school. One day we were both seventh graders and the next, she was a supermodel who had a seventh grader for a best friend.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule
“This is what happiness is, past the rubbish of its overuse as a word, past the cracked gloss of the letters that mean nothing when strung together. They mean something now, and I know what it’s like when you and someone else are right together. How simple it is, and how amazing.”
Elizabeth Scott, The Unwritten Rule