Sarah Dessen Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sarah dessen quotes, sarah dessen sayings, and sarah dessen proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There's just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself otherwise.     

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for once, you believed in yourself. you believed you were beautiful and so did the rest of the world.     

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Sometimes it seems safer to hold it all in, where the only person who can judge is yourself.     

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That was the thing about being alone, in theory or in principle. Whatever happened-good, bad, or anywhere in between-it was always, if nothing else, all your own.     

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An ending was an ending. No matter how many pages of sentences and paragraphs of great stories led up to it, it would always have the last word.     

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Apologies come in all shapes and sizes. You can give diamonds, candy, flowers, or just your deepest heartfelt sentiment.     

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You're not a sucker. You're just nice. You give people the benefit of the doubt.     

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Impulsiveness can be charming but deliberation can have an appeal, as well.     

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One word could change the whole world.     

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Whenever something great happens, you're always kind of poised for the universe to correct itself.     

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The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.     

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Are those the only options? Nothing or forever?     

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It's nice to have options even if you can't take them.     

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I'm really interested in the idea of anomynity and familiarity. And sunglasses, you know, are so indicatitve of that. I mean, they're worn by some people to hide themselves. But they're also a fashion statement, meant to be noticed. So there's a dichotomy there.     

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It took a lot of work to be perfect. If you didn't want to break a sweat, there was no point in even bothering.      

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Home wasn't a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.     

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Looking at the pond, all I could think was that it is an incredivle thing, how a whole world can rise from what seems like nothing at all.     

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I was tired of hanging on, taking the torn pieces to make something whole with them.     

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But when you're alone in the world, really alone, you have no choice but to be open to suggestions.     

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The worst thing you can do if you miss or need someone is let them know it.     

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There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.     

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Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.     

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Home wasn't a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.     

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Home wasn't a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.     

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We both know Life is short. Too short to waste a single second with anyone who doesn’t appreciate and value you.     

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Family isn’t something that’s supposed to be static or set. People marry in, divorce out. They're born, they die. It’s always evolving, turning into something else.     

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And like my dad always said, the first step is always the hardest.     

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Love is so unpredictable. Sometimes you'll know a man for years and then one day, boom! Suddenly you see him in a different way. And other times, it's that first date, that first moment. That's what makes it so great.     

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The worst thing you can do if you miss or need someone is let them know it.     

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There's just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself otherwise.      

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