Citati iz knjige „Before I Fall“ autora Lauren Oliver

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray thee, Lord, my soul to keep.
If I should die before I wake,
I pray thee, Lord, my soul to take
Don’t drink and love.
I wonder if by tomorrow everything will look different to me; I wonder if I’ll look different to other people. I hope so.

About first sex

Some things are better left buried and forgotten, as my mom would say.
and if screaming were a feeling it would be this.
the way the morning light turns the walls in my bedroom the color of cream, or the way the azaleas outside my window smell in July, a mixture of honey and cinnamon.
That’s the thing about best friends. That’s what they do. They keep you from spinning off the edge.
So many things become beautiful when you really look.
“She was my best friend, you know?
A good friend keeps your secrets for you. A best friend helps you keep your own secrets.
It’s weird how much you can know about someone without knowing ev
I used to think that’s what love was: knowing someone so well he was like a part of you.
Here’s another thing to remember: hope keeps you alive. Even when you’re dead, it’s the only thing that keeps you alive.
And thinking never did anybody any good, no matter what your teachers and parents and the science-club freaks tell you.
And kissing Kent, because that’s when I realized that time doesn’t matter. That’s when I realized that certain moments go on forever.

This is how I feel with you.

My stomach plummets and for one split second I ache for him so badly—I miss him—I feel like my whole chest has caved in.
I think about how good it would feel to dance with him. Really dance, not just grind up on each other like people do at homecoming—dance the way people used to, with my hands on his shoulders and his arms around my waist.
how in the end it’s impossible to understand the finality of certain things, certain words, certain moments
Even in the dark I can see his eyes sparkling like a cat’s. I can hardly bring myself to look away.
“It’s amazing, I promise.” I wish I could memorize every single thing about him. I want to burn him into my mind. I can’t believe how blind I was for so long. I start to back away before I do something wildly inappropriate, like jump on top of him.
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