My favorite quotes

Most of these are really sad, and some are really cheesy, but I like them. Inspired by @veebee and her recent art project.
  1. "When adults say, "Teenagers think they are invincible" with that sly, stupid smile on their faces, they don't know how right they are. We need never be hopeless, because we can never be irreparably broken. We think that we are invincible because we are. We cannot be born, and we cannot die. Like all energy, we can only change shapes and sizes..."
    Looking for Alaska
  2. "They forget that when they get old. They get scared of losing and failing. But that part of us greater than the sum of our parts cannot begin and cannot end, and so it cannot fail"
    Looking for Alaska
  3. "And then something invisible snapped insider her, and that which had come together commenced to fall apart"
    Looking for Alaska
  4. "We didn't have to hate each other for getting older. We just had to forgive ourselves for growing up"
    Kevin Arnold "The Wander"
  5. "Sorrow however turns out not to be a state but a process"
    CS Lewis
  6. "They say death is hardest on the living."
    Greys Anatomy
  7. "Full of a kind of crushing certainty"
    Unknown
  8. "Her lips grew together from disuse"
    Unknown
  9. "And I promised myself I wouldn't let you complete me"
    Halsey
  10. "Surrounded by people but drowning in solitude"
    Greys anatomy
  11. "We realize in the face of everything, in the face of life, the true dream is being able to dream at all."
    Merideth Grey
  12. "Disappears like forgotten youth."
    Unknown
  13. "Suddenly everything went quiet and made sense. With this sort of art, I remember thinking, the word has more possibility"
    Unknown
  14. "There are no two words more harmful than good job"
    -JK Simonsson "Whiplash
  15. "That grin should be illegal"
    Brooke Davis
  16. "You're nothing until your talked about"
    Dan Humphrey
  17. "The upper east side was like something from Fitzgerald or Thackeray. Teenagers acting like adults. Adults acting like teenagers, guarding secrets, writing gossip all with the trappings of opulent wealth. And membership into this community was so elite, you couldn't even buy your way in. It was a birth right."
    Gossip girl
  18. "So much time on the other side, waiting for you to wake up. Maybe I'll see you in another life, if this one wasn't enough."
    Florence Welch
  19. "Strange what desire can make foolish people do."
    James Vincent Mcmorrow
  20. "Death is peaceful, easy. Life is harder."
    Twilight
  21. "They say the fingerprints we leave on people's lives never disappear."
    Remember Me
  22. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    The perks of being a wallflower
  23. “Sometimes people use thought to not participate in life.”
    The perks of being a wallflower
  24. “The inside jokes weren't jokes anymore. They had become stories. Nobody brought up the bad names or the bad times. And nobody felt sad as long as we could postpone tomorrow with more nostalgia. ”
    The perks of being a wallflower
  25. “Thomas Edison's last words were "It's very beautiful over there". I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful.”
    Looking for Alaska
  26. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.”
    Looking for Alaska
  27. "I forgave him, and that she forgave us, and that we had to forgive to survive in the labyrinth."
    Looking for Alaska
  28. "It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.”
    Looking for Alaska
  29. “But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassius note, ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves.”
    The fault in our stars
  30. “There comes a time when we realize that our parents cannot save themselves or save us, that everyone who wades through time eventually gets dragged out to sea by the undertow- that, in short, we are all going.”
    John Green
  31. “It didn't matter in the end how old they had been, or that they were girls, but only that we had loved them, and that they hadn't heard us calling, still do not hear us, up here in the tree house, with our thinning hair and soft bellies, calling them out of those rooms where they went to be alone for all time...
    The Virgin suicides
  32. alone in suicide, which is deeper than death, and where we will never find the pieces to put them back together. "
    The virgin suicides
  33. “In the end, it wasn't death that surprised her but the stubbornness of life.”
    The virgin suicides
  34. “Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody's around - nobody big, I mean - except me. And I'm standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff -
    Catcher in the rye
  35. “I mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going I have come out from somewhere to catch them. That's all I do all day. I'd just be the catcher in the rye and all. I know it's crazy, but that's the only think I'd really like to be."
    Catcher in the rye
  36. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
    The Great Gatsby
  37. “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”
    The Great Gatsby
  38. “He smiled understandingly-much more than understandingly. It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life. It faced--or seemed to face--the whole eternal world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor."
    The great Gatsby
  39. “I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”
    The Great Gatsby
  40. “If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity of the promises of life, as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away."
    The great Gatsby
  41. Okay that's all I can think of, but basically The Great Gatsby, Catcher in the Rye, Looking for Alaska, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and The Virgin Suicides are full of amazing quotes.