Life works best when we think of people as people.
She was up and downâ€”from fire and brimstone to smoke and ashes.
Even with everything broken and decided inside her she couldn't quite allow herself to disappear for good.
The prospect of a world that contains neither humans nor Z's is not so terrifying. Nature will take its world back. Animals will frolic and fight. There will be no lord of the manor, which is not such a bad thing, because it seems to me that people have done a pretty poor job of guiding the biospher
I think when you're 16, if you have good parents, they generally just fade in the background. I had great parents, and because they were great, I thought very little about them in high school.
You don't want romantic advice from me, you want romantic advice from Edward Cullen. I completely understand but he is completely unavailable right now and I'll tell you why. He doesn't exist.
We imagine people as animals or gods. -But she was just a person, a girl.
You realize that trying to keep your distance from me will not lessen my affection for you. All efforts to save me from you will fail.
She's just playing a trick on us. This is just an Alaska Young Prank Extraordinaire. It's Alaska being Alaska, funny and playful and not knowing when or how to put on the brakes.
I thought of the one thing about home that I missed, my dad's study with its built-in, floor-to-ceiling shelves sagging with thick biographies and the black leather chair that kept me just uncomfortable enough to keep from feeling sleepy as I read.
Physical intimacy isnâ€™t and can never be an effective substitute for emotional intimacy.
Thank you for wearing that dress which is like whoa.
Writing is something you do alone. It's a profession for introverts who wanna tell you a story but don't wanna make eye contact while telling it
She loved mysteries so much that she became one.
it is the nature of stars to cross
The punch connected, but (1) Colin forgot to close his fist, so he was slapping not hitting, and (2) instead of slapping TOC, he ended up slapping Hassan flush across the cheek, whereupon Hassan finally succeeded in falling down.
This was the first time in my life that so many things would never happen again.
I'm not saying it was your fault. I'm saying it wasn't nice.
The Zâ€™s will kill us all, and then the Zâ€™s will die out and in sixty years there will be no one to remember our silly war, Carolineâ€™s wasted ammunition, my year of zombic survivalism, Rene DesCartesâ€™s musings, or Michelangeloâ€™s sculptures. And that is really only the sadness here as I drin
The thought of you being removed from the rotation is not funny to me.
Nerdighters make me believe in America again.
Half-drunk on well-creamed gas station coffee and the exhilarating loneliness of a freeway in nighttime...
I am still bowled over by this great young adult novel by David Levithan called 'Every Day,' which is about a character with no gender or body who wakes up every day in the body of a different person. It's a really impressive execution of a really great premise.
There's some people in this world who you can just love and love and love no matter what.
We were very different, and we disagreed about a lot of things, but he was always so interesting, you know?
I didn't even know what the feeling was, really, just that there was a lot of it.
I don't want to hear another negative word about cheerleaders. If it weren't for cheerleaders, who would tell us when and how to be happy during athletic events? If it weren't for cheerleaders, how would America's prettiest girls get the exercise that's so vital to a healthy life?
Just spend a few more months playing video games. That hand-eye coordination will come in handy when you get to third base.
These are all direct quotes, except every time they use a curse word, I'm going to use the name of a famous American poet: 'You Walt Whitman-ing, Edna St. Vincent Millay! Go Emily Dickinson your mom!' 'Thanks for the advice, you pathetic piece of E.E. Cummings, but I think I'm gonna pass.' 'You Robe
All salvation is temporary," Augustus shot back. "I bought them a minute. Maybe that's the minute that buys them an hour, which is the hour that buys them a year. No one's gonna buy them forever, Hazel Grace, but my life bought them a minute. And that's not nothing.