My point is, there are a lot of people in the world. No one ever sees everything the same way you do; it just doesn’t happen. So when you find one person who gets a couple of things, especially if they’re important ones… you might as well hold on to them.
— Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key (via kittielitterbox)
There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
— Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever (via writing—quotes)
It’s a lot easier to be lost than found. It’s the reason we’re always searching and rarely discovered; so many locks, not enough keys
— Sarah Dessen (Lock and Key)
Some things don’t last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there.
— Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby (via fuckyeah-literature)
You can’t just turn your heart off like a faucet; you have to go to the source and dry it out, drop by drop.
— “Someone Like You” Sarah Dessen (via hushedsweetnothings)
When we are collecting books, we are collecting happiness.
— Vincent Starrett (via taylorbooks)
I am simply a ‘book drunkard.’ Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.
— L.M. Montgomery (via hollyreads)
There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.