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Cecelia Ahern Quotes

60 of the best book quotes from Cecelia Ahern
  1. #1
    “Growing older became something he wanted desperately to accomplish, rather than merely a dreaded inevitability.”
  2. #2
    “PS, I promised a list so here it is. The following envelopes must be opened exactly when labeled and must be obeyed. And remember, I’m looking out for you, so I will know...”
  3. #3
    “PS, I love you.”
    author
    Cecelia Ahern
    book
    PS, I Love You
    character
    Gerry
    concept
    love
  4. #4
    “Whatever lay ahead, she knew she would open her heart and follow where it led her. In the meantime, she would just live.”
  5. #5
    “Gerry was gone and he would never be back. That was the reality.”
  6. #6
    ″...she was a woman with a million happy memories, who knew what it was like to experience true love and who was ready to experience more life, more love and make new memories.”
  7. #7
    “They were best friends, lovers and soul mates destined to be together, everyone thought. But as it happened, one day destiny greedily changed its mind.”
  8. #8
    “There are worse sins in the world than learning to be happy again.”
  9. #9
    “It had been good being around the living again instead of moping around with the ghosts of her past.”
  10. #10
    “If it was from him she would be faced with the same future but at least she could hold on to a fresh memory. A memory that would have to last her a lifetime.”
  1. #11
    “She had felt relief, relief that his pain was gone, and relief that she had been there with him to witness the peace of his passing. She felt relieved to have known him, to love him and to be loved by him...”
  2. #12
    “You whispered to me not long ago that you couldn’t go on alone. You can, Holly.”
  3. #13
    “You are strong and brave and you can get through this.”
  4. #14
    “Nobody’s life is filled with perfect little moments. And if it were, they wouldn’t be perfect little moments. They would just be normal. How would you ever know happiness if you never experienced downs?”
  5. #15
    “Even as he laughed about it Holly could see the regret in his eyes. Regret for the things he never made time to do, the places he never saw, and sorrow for the loss of future experiences.”
  6. #16
    “Her best friend was gone and nobody understood that no amount of makeup, fresh air or shopping was going to fill the hole in her heart.”
  7. #17
    “She had been given a wonderful gift: life. Sometimes it was cruelly taken away too soon, but it’s what you did with it that counted, not how long it lasted.”
  8. #18
    “Finding someone you love and loves you back is a wonderful feeling. But finding a true soulmate is an even better feeling. A soulmate is someone who understands you like no other will be there for you forever no matter what.”
  9. #19
    “She never seemed to be truly happy; she just seemed to be passing time while she waited for something else. She was tired of just existing; she wanted to live.”
  10. #20
    ″... I am just a chapter in your life, there will be many more. Remember our wonderful memories, but please don’t be afraid to make some more.”

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More Than Balloons book
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6.2
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The Rag Coat book
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Three Little Words book
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6.0
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All the Places to Love book
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6.0
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
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The Trumpet of the Swan book
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Penguin and Pinecone book
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Charlotte and the Rock book
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  1. #21
    “I look in the mirror and see this medium average person. A little tired, a little sad, but not falling apart.”
  2. #22
    “Stop and take your time to notice things and make those things you notice matter.”
  3. #23
    “Slow down. Stop trying to do everything now, now, now. Hold up the people behind you for all you care, feel them kicking at your heels but maintain your pace. Don’t let anybody dictate your speed.”
  4. #24
    “Sometimes we prefer to be lost and wandering, sometimes it’s easier. Sometimes we find our own way out. But regardless, always, we are found.”
  5. #25
    “At your weakest, you end up showing more strength; at your lowest, you are suddenly lifted higher than you’ve ever been. They all border one another, these opposites and show how quickly we can be altered.”
  6. #26
    “To new beginnings. To the pursuit of...somethingness.”
  7. #27
    “Sometimes we see the way out but wander further and deeper despite ourselves; the fear, the anger or the sadness preventing us returning.”
  8. #28
    “What was that thing that could make two people promise one another to spend every day of the rest of their lives together? Ah,I found it. It was a thing called love. A small simple word.”
  9. #29
    “Close your eyes and stare into the dark.”
  10. #30
    “The first day of the rest of my life, and I’m not sure I want to be here. I know I should be thanking somebody for this, but I really don’t feel like it. Instead, I wish they hadn’t bothered.”
  1. #31
    “We all get lost once in a while, sometimes by choice, sometimes due to forces beyond our control. When we learn what it is our soul needs to learn, the path presents itself.”
  2. #32
    “Sometimes we need all the glue we can get, just to hold ourselves together.”
  3. #33
    “It’s like my garden, love. Everything grows. Including love. And with that growing everyday how can you expect missing her to ever fade away? Everything builds, including our ability to cope with it. That’s how we keep going.”
  4. #34
    “Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.”
  5. #35
    “Perhaps I’ve been rushing my whole entire life, jumping into things headfirst without thinking them through. Running through the days without noticing the minutes.”
  6. #36
    “It occurs to me how close happiness and sadness are. So closely knitted together. Such a thin line, a thread-like divide that in the midst of emotions, it trembles, blurring the territory of exact opposites ... how quickly a moment of love was snapped away to a moment of hate ... Of how love and war stand upon the very same foundations.”
  7. #37
    “I’m never overwhelmed or under it either; just nicely whelmed. I’m OK. Nothing spectacular but sometimes special.”
  8. #38
    “Empty words almost echo within themselves”
  9. #39
    “It’s funny how people mark their lives, the benchmarks they choose to decide when the moment is more of a moment than any other. For life is made of them. I like to think the best ones of all are in my mind, that they run through my blood in their own memory bank for no one else but me to see.”
  10. #40
    “A veil hangs between the two opposites, a mere slip of a thing that is transparent to warn us or comfort us. You hate now but look through this veil and see the possibility of love; you’re sad now but look through to the other side and see happiness. Absolute composure to a complete mess - it happens so quickly, all in the blink of an eye.”

Books about happiness

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Wonder book
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You Are My Happy book
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Emma book
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Be Happy! book
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Augustus and His Smile book
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The Best Bear in All the World book
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If I Had a Little Dream book
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Pom Pom Panda Gets the Grumps book
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  1. #41
    “What you don’t know, you don’t miss.”
  2. #42
    “Children need close friends to help them grow up, to discover things about themselves and about life. They also need close friends to keep them sane”
  3. #43
    “Today I love you more than ever ; tomorrow I will love you eve more. [...]I have always loved you, even when I was seven years old and lied about falling asleep on Santa watch, when I was ten years old and didn’t invite you to my birthday party; when I was eighteen and had to move away, even on my wedding days, on your wedding day, on christenings, birthdays and when we fought. I loved you through it all.”
  4. #44
    “What’s so good about being 20? I call them the materialistic years. The years we get distracted by all the bullshit. Then we cope on when we hit our 30s and spend those years trying to make up for the 20s. But your 40s? Those years are for enjoying it.”
  5. #45
    “You deserve someone who loves you with every single beat of his heart, someone who thinks about you constantly, someone who spends every minute of every day just wondering what you’re doing, where you are, who you’re with, and if you’re OK. You need someone who can help you reach your dreams and who can protect you from your fears. You need someone who will treat you with respect, love every part of you, especially your flaws. You should be with someone who can make you happy, really happy, dancing on air happy.”
  6. #46
    “Life is strange now. Before even when she lay in bed looking frail and weak she still managed to make me feel safe. Mothers do that don’t they? Their very presence can help. And even if I ended up mothering her in the final days, she still was taking care of me. I miss her.”
  7. #47
    “This time round I’m having a baby. A baby. And that baby will be around on the Monday, Tuesday, the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I will have no weekends off. No three-month holidays. I can’t take a day off, call in sick, or get Mum to write a note. I am going to be the Mum now. I wish I could write myself a note.”
  8. #48
    “You can run and run as fast and as far as you like, but the truth is, wherever you run, there you are.”
  9. #49
    “It was him. Finally it was him. The man who had written the final letter she had read that morning, begging for an answer.”
  10. #50
    “We rush back to our desks, we watch the clock, we live by appointments. And yet your time eventually runs out and you wonder in your heart of hearts if those seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years and decades were being spent the best way they possibly could. In other words, if you could change anything, would you?”
  1. #51
    “People create little ideas about ages so they can write silly self-help books, stick stupid comments in birthday cards, create names for Internet chat rooms, and look for excuses for crises that are happening in their life.
    For example the man’s so called ‘midlife crisis’ is just a bunch of hype. Age is not the problem; it’s the male brain that’s the problem. Men have been cheating since they were apes (insert your own joke there), since cavemen times (and again there) all the way up to now, the age of what is supposed to be the civilized man. That’s the way they were made. Age is not the issue.”
  2. #52
    “That’s what life is about: People come and go.”
  3. #53
    “Twice we stood beside each other at the altar, Rosie. Twice. And twice we got it wrong. I needed you to be there for my wedding day but I was too stupid to see that I needed you to be the reason for my wedding day. ”
  4. #54
    “Well I’m an incredibly frustrated woman right now. And I’m not ‘wasting’ good opportunities; it’s called ‘presenting my daughter with new ones.’ ”
  5. #55
    “There’s something completely unnerving about seeing your parents upset. I suppose it’s because they’re supposed to be the strong ones, but that’s not just it. Ever since people are kids they use their parents as some sort of measurement for how bad a situation is.”
  6. #56
    “I should have never let your lips leave mine all those years ago in Boston. I should never have panicked. I should never have wasted all those years without you. Give me a chance to make them up to you.”
  7. #57
    “Home isn’t a place, its a feeling”
  8. #58
    “Age is just a number, not a state of mind or a reason for any type of particular behaviour.”
  9. #59
    “I don’t want to be one of those easily forgotten people, so important at the time, so special, so influential, and so treasured, yet years later just a vague face and a distant memory.”
  10. #60
    “Note to self:
    Do not under any circumstances fall in love again.”
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