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Is that your subtle way of saying you missed me last week?" "I've missed my hot chocolate. I just think of you as the guy who brings it to me. Sometimes I forget your name and call you hot chocolate guy.
His eyes are so intense I want to look away . . . or never look away, I can’t decide.
You two are the most in-love not-dating people I’ve met.
So Caymen..." "So, Xander..." "Like the islands." "What?" "Your name. Caymen. Like the Cayman Islands. Is that your mom's favourite place to visit or something?" "No, it's her third favourite place. I have an older brother named Paris and an older sister named Sydney." "Wow." He opens the bag, takes out a muffin, and hands it to me. The top glistens with sprinkled sugar. "Really?" I gently unwrap it. "No.
Sometimes it's the little things that bring that special someone back to us in some small way.
I wonder why some people seem to be born knowing what they want to do with their lives and others - mostly me - have no idea.
Feelings can be the most costly thing in the universe.
This is me facing failure. This is me putting everything on the line even though I know I might lose. And I'm terrified. But like you said, anything worth having is worth the risk.
I think unhappiness comes from unfulfilled expectations.
Hi, I’m stranger one and this is stranger two. Are you uncomfortable yet?.
Are those the indicators? I might have an issue after all.
If you’re recording notes for an official record, I’d like the word ‘very’ stricken and replaced with ‘exceptionally.
My older brother, Lucas, is twenty and away at college." "Those are pretty normal names." "Normal?" "No Chets or Wellingtons or anything." He raises one eyebrow. "Do you know any Wellingtons?" "Of course not, but you probably do." "No, actually I don't.
I hope I'm not turning into that girl, the one who daydreams about a guy she can never have.
that’s my life: screaming without making a sound.
A week ago someone warned me not to buy the blueberry muffins at Eddie's, but I didn't listen and bought them anyway. Now at odd hours I get these insatiable cravings." "They're laced with addictive substances.
Saved by the gravediggers,.
Growing up, I never felt deprived. I was always happy. It seems only lately I've started seeing everything I didn't have.
You’re hard to read,.
...You know the difference between a 'boy friend' and a 'boyfriend'." I roll my eyes with a smile. "Yeah, yeah." "Just a little space,"...
I’d rather not see their eyes. Eyes can say so much. Theirs say, ‘I want to steal your soul so don’t turn your back on us.
This is like the calm after the storm. Everything has settled, and even though it left destruction in its wake, you know the worst is over.
You have as many options as you give yourself.
This would be the perfect place.
My mom says before I turn eighteen she still has the right to murder me.
But knowing about someone doesn't equate to knowing them.
Feelings, my dear daughter, you will perhaps learn one day, can be the most costly thing in the universe.
This would be the perfect place.
He offers me his first smile of the day, and I’m suddenly glad he keeps that thing put away.
I wonder why some people seem to be born knowing what they want to do with their lives and others—mostly me—have no idea.
But he says things so subtly, so smoothly, that it's hard to tell if it's purposeful or if he's just playing along with my jokes.