Category: writing

“I am the sea and nobody owns me.”

Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking

“I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here, and escape lies just past that snowy window, cool and crisp…”

Ellen Hopkins, Crank

“Have you ever had so many thoughts churning inside you that you didn’t dare let them escape in case they blew you wide open?”

Ellen Hopkins, Crank

“You were a summer gift, one I’ll always treasure. You were a dream I never wanted to wake up from. You opened my eyes to things I’ll never really see. You’re the best thing that will ever happen to me.”

Ellen Hopkins, Crank

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

“Taking no chances means wasting your dreams…”

Ellen Hopkins, Crank

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” ― Ernest Hemingway

“The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
The deeper the grief, the closer is God!”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

“There’s some people in this world who you can just love and love and love no matter what.” — John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

“Yet in their absence I seemed to love them so much.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment