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Charlie St. Cloud Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Charlie St. Cloud
  1. #1
    “In desperate situations, people could live for three minutes without oxygen, three hours without warmth, three days without water, three weeks without food.”
  2. #2
    “When that day comes, we’ll be waiting. Waiting for Charlie St. Cloud to come home to us. Until then we offer these parting words... May he live in peace.”
  3. #3
    “Every pound of granite, every begonia blossom, Charlie thought, was proof of the enduring human need to be remembered.”
  4. #4
    “A time for every occupation under heaven. A time for giving birth, a time for dying; a time for planting, a time for uprooting what has been planted; a time for tears, a time for laughter; a time for mourning, a time for dancing; a time for searching, a time for losing; a time for loving, a time for hating...”
  5. #5
    “‘Most of all,’ he continued, ‘I miss that feeling when you go to sleep at night and when you wake up in the morning. It’s the feeling that everything is all right in the world. You know, that amazing feeling that you’re whole, that you’ve got everything you want, that you aren’t missing anything. Sometimes when I wake up, I get it for just a moment. It lasts a few seconds, but then I remember what happened, and how nothing has been the same since.’”
  6. #6
    “‘I read somewhere that 75 billion humans beings have lived and died since the beginning of history, and I believe their souls are out there somewhere.’ He looked straight up into the sky. ‘It makes me think of that John Lennon song. You know, ‘We all shine on in the moon and the stars and the sun.””
  7. #7
    “‘And I was even beginning to think home might be with you.’”
  8. #8
    “Nothing had changed. Everything had changed.”