Candace Bushnell Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Candace Bushnell
“Always agree with your friends, even if it’s at your own expense, so they won’t be upset.”
“I sneak a glance at him from behind my hand. Here is someone who truly does come from another planet - a planet where all humans are perfectly formed and have amazing hair.”
“‘Magwitch, you can’t let what other people say affect you so much.’ I know this isn’t helpful, but my father says it all the time and it’s the only thing I can think of at the moment. ‘How am I supposed to do that?’ ‘By looking at everyone like they’re a big joke. Come on, Mags. You know high school is absurd. In less than a year we’ll be out of here and we’ll never have to see any of these people ever again.’”
“What if I’m a princess on another planet? And no one on this planet knows it?”
“Best friends can also be full of surprises.”
“Sometimes I think all the trouble in the world is caused by men. If there were no men, women would always be happy.”
“I waver between feeling sorry for her and admiring her desperate determination.”
“In life, there are only four kinds of girls: The girl who played with fire. The girl who opened Pandora’s Box. The girl who gave Adam the apple. And the girl whose best friend stole her boyfriend.”
“Best friends always think you deserve the best guy even if the best guy barely knows you exist.”
“I have this theory: If you forgive someone, they can’t hurt you anymore.”
“The Mouse is so organized, she would have her romantic life figured out by the time she’s eighteen. While I have nothing figured out at all.”
“Love is spiritual. It’s about self-sacrifice and commitment. And discipline. You cannot have true love without discipline. And respect. When you lose the respect of your spouse, you’ve lost everything.”
“Humiliated best friend always takes precedence over cute guy.”
“One corner of his mouth lifts in amusement, then pulls back in confusion before coming to rest on indifference.”
“Guys always call as soon as another man is interested. They’re like dogs: They never notice if you’ve changed your hair, but they can sense when there’s another guy sniffing around their territory.”
“You know what they say: A woman needs a man about as much as a fish needs a bicycle.”
“Why is it that the one time a cute guy talks to you, you have a friend who’s in crisis?”
“When it comes to relationships, we’re all like little planets with our own solar system of friends. Unwritten law states that the solar systems rarely intersect.”
“And suddenly, I’m really happy for her. I jump up and hug her, popping up and down like a little kid on Christmas morning. I don’t know why it’s such a big deal. It’s only a stupid boyfriend. But still.”
“He’s the one. The Big Love. And then I forgot about him.”

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