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Ann Brashares Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Ann Brashares
  1. #1
    “They just witnessed one of those regular but painful life transitions. That, it turns out, is The Way of the Pants.”
  2. #2
    “Still the Pants promised us there was time. Nothing would be lost. There was all year if we needed it. We had all the way until next summer, when we would take out the Traveling Pants and, together or apart, begin again.”
  3. #3
    “Carmen finally let out her breath. ‘These are magic pants.‘”
  4. #4
    “Sometimes it seems like we’re so close we form one single complete person rather than four separate ones.”
  5. #5
    “She was sad about what happened to Kostos. And someplace under that, she was sad that people like Bee and Kostos, who had lost everything, were still open to love, and she, who’d lost nothing, was not.”
  6. #6
    “The sunset was too beautiful. It almost made Lena feel panicked because she couldn’t save it.”
  1. #7
    “She was alive, and they were dead. She had to try to make her life big.”
  2. #8
    “Somewhere in her brain a wall formed, a wall that kept out further consideration about what was happening here.”
  3. #9
    “Love your pals. Love yourself.”
  4. #10
    “Tonight we give the Pants the love of our Sisterhood so we can take that love wherever we go.”
  5. #11
    “Maybe happiness didn’t have to be about the big, sweeping circumstances, about having everything in your life in place. Maybe it was about stringing together a bunch of small pleasures.”
  6. #12
    “Can you make yourself love? Can you make yourself be loved?”

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I Am So Brave! book
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Tomorrow I'll Be Brave book
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The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles book
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Jabari Jumps book
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What Do You Do with a Chance book
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Big Papa and the Time Machine book
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The Art of Miss Chew book
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  1. #13
    “They gave her courage. The Pants mysteriously held the attributes of her three best friends, and luckily bravery was one of them. She would give the Pants what meager gifts she had, but courage was the thing she would take.”
  2. #14
    ″‘Go away’, she said to the guilt... Guilt wanted her most when she least wanted it.”
  3. #15
    “The Pants had absorbed the summer. Maybe it was better that they couldn’t talk. They would let us remember more how we had felt, and less what had actually happened.”
  4. #16
    “The very small, brave part of her brain knew that this would be her one chance.”
  5. #17
    “Tonight was different. I felt like we were each separate and full to our edges with our own stories, mostly unshared. In a way it scared me, having a summer of experiences and feelings that belonged to me alone.”
  6. #18
    “The Pants were the only witness to all our lives. They were the witness and the document too.”
  7. #19
    ″...there were a million little lines of shading that we couldn’t convey so easily. They were the subtle things, and understanding them, even knowing when you missed them, was what separated other friends from real friends, like we were.”
  8. #20
    “It wasn’t just that she missed her friends; she was starting to wonder if she needed them around to feel like she existed at all.”
Book Topics › happiness
Children's Books About Happiness