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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.

It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.

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The food was so good that with each passing course, our conversation devolved further into fragmented celebrations of its deliciousness:'I want this dragon carrot risotto to become a person so I can take it to Las Vegas and marry it.

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I came here looking for a Great Perhaps, for real friends and a more-than-minor life..

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You're both the fire and the water that extinguishes it. You're the narrator, the protagonist, and the sidekick. You're the storyteller and the story told. You are somebody's something, but you are also your you.

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The funny thing about writing is that whether you're doing well or doing it poorly, it looks the exact same. That's actually one of the main ways that writing is different from ballet dancing.

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The thing about a spiral is, if you follow it inward, it never actually ends. It just keeps tightening, infinitely.

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I hated sports. I hated sports, and I hated people who played them, and I hated people who watched them, and I hated people who didn't hate people who watched or played them.

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What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant pudding an hour. I doubt that an instant of blinding pain feels particularly instantaneous.

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Do you know what your problem is? You can't live with the idea that someone might leave.

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I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.

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Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college. And if they can do it, so can you.

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I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.

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If you don't live a life in service of a greater good, you've gotta at least die a death in service of a greater good, you know? And I fear that I won't get either a life or a death that means anything.

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I told Augustus the broad outline of my miracle: diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer when I was thirteen. (I didn’t tell him that the diagnosis came three months after I got my first period. Like: Congratulations! You’re a woman. Now die.)

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You will not kill my girlfriend today, International Terrorists of Ambiguous Nationality!

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Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.

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I always felt like you had to be important to have enemies.

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Neither novels or their readers benefit from any attempts to divine whether any facts hide inside a story. Such efforts attack the very idea that made-up stories can matter, which is sort of the foundational assumption of our species.

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You just gotta tell her, man,’ I said. ‘You just gotta say, Angela, I really like you, but there’s something you need to know: when we go to my house and hook up, we’ll be watched by the twenty-four hundred eyes of twelve hundred black Santas.

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Maybe 'Okay' will be our 'always'...

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Some people don't understand the promises they're making when they make them," I said."Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.

We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.

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Love is keeping the promise anyway.

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Do you ever wonder whether people would like you more or less if they could see inside you? But I always wonder about that. If people could see me the way I see myself—if they could live in my memories—would anyone, anyone, love me?

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They love their hair because they're not smart enough to love something more interesting.

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Y'all smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die.

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Nerd girls are the world’s most underutilized romantic resource. And guys, do not tell me that nerd girls are not hot because that shows a Paris Hilton-esque failure to understand hotness.

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I was born into Bolívar's labyrinth, and so I must believe in the hope of Rabelais' Great Perhaps.

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There comes a time when we realize that our parents cannot save themselves or save us, that everyone who wades through time eventually gets dragged out to sea by the undertow- that, in short, we are all going.

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He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.

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