Colleen Hoover Quotes

44 of the best book quotes from Colleen Hoover
“There is no such thing as bad people. We’re all just people who sometimes do bad things.”
“Not a lot of people have the courage to say what they’re actually thinking.”
“All humans make mistakes. What determine a person’s character aren’t the mistakes we make. It is how we take those mistakes and turn them into lessons rather than excuses.”
“Sometimes an unexpected wave comes along, sucks you up and refuses to spit you back out. Ryle is my unexpected tidal wave, and right now I’m skimming the beautiful surface.”
“You’re only human. And as humans, we can’t expect to shoulder all of our pain.”
“Sometimes we have to share it with the people who love us so we don’t come crashing down from the weight of it all. But I can’t help you unless I know you need it. Ask me for help. We’ll get through this, I know we can.”
“We’ll still give them what they want, of course. But we’ll also give them what they don’t know they want.”
“I think about how sometimes, no matter how convinced you are that your life will turn out a certain way, all that certainty can be washed away with a simple change in tide. ”
“Cycles exist because they are excruciating to break.”
“It takes an astronomical amount of pain and courage to disrupt a familiar pattern.”
“Preventing your heart from forgiving someone you love is actually a hell of a lot harder than simply forgiving them.”
“Sometimes it seems easier to just keep running in the same familiar circles, rather than facing the fear of jumping and possibly not landing on your feet.”
“I feel like everyone fakes who they really are, when deep down we’re all equal amounts of screwed up. Some of us are just better at hiding it than others.”
“I think that’s one of the biggest signs a person has matured—knowing how to appreciate things that matter to others, even if they don’t matter very much to you.”
“In the future, if by some miracle you ever find yourself in the position to fall in love again . . . fall in love with me.”
“Sometimes, even grown women need their mother’s comfort so we can just take a break from having to be strong all the time.”
“It’s not a person’s actions that hurt the most. It’s the love. If there was no love attached to the action, the pain would be a little easier to bear.”
“Life is a funny thing. We only get so many years to live it, so we have to do everything we can to make sure those years are as full as they can be. We shouldn’t waste time on things that might happen someday, or maybe even never.”
“I don’t know how he calmed me down without even talking, but he did. Some people just have a calming presence about them and he’s one of those people.”
“And when you love someone, seeing them sad also makes you sad.”
“That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke feelings in her she’s never had before.”
“Sky struggles to keep him at a distance knowing he’s nothing but trouble, but Holder insists on learning everything about her. After finally caving to his unwavering pursuit, Sky soon finds that Holder isn’t at all who he’s been claiming to be.”
“Something about him sparks memories of her deeply troubled past, a time she’s tried so hard to bury.”
“But the mysterious Holder has been keeping secrets of his own, and once they are revealed, Sky is changed forever and her ability to trust may be a casualty of the truth.”
“He terrifies her and captivates her all in the span of just one encounter, and something about the way he makes her feel sparks buried memories from a past that she wishes could just stay buried.”
“Two young people with devastating pasts who embark on a passionate, intriguing journey to discover the lessons of life, love, trust—and above all, the healing power that only truth can bring.”
“Though Sky is determined to stay far away from him, his unwavering pursuit and enigmatic smile break down her defenses and the intensity of the bond between them grows.”
“Only by courageously facing the stark revelations can Sky and Holder hope to heal their emotional scars and find a way to live and love without boundaries. ”
“Sky, a senior in high school, meets Dean Holder, a guy with a promiscuous reputation that rivals her own. From their very first encounter, he terrifies and captivates her.”
“Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies…”
“I didn’t fall in love with you… I flew.”
“Love isn’t always pretty. Sometimes you spend all your time hoping it’ll eventually be something different. Something better. Then, before you know it, you’re back to square one, and you lost your heart somewhere along the way.”
“When life gives you lemons, make sure you know whose eyes you need to squeeze them in.”
“Ugly love becomes you. Consumes you. Makes you hate it all. Makes you realize that all the beautiful parts aren’t even worth it. Without the beautiful, you’ll never risk feeling the ugly. So you give it all up. You give it all up. You never want love again, no matter what kind it is, because no type of love will ever be worth living through the ugly love again.”
“The pain will always be there. So will the fear. But the pain and fear are no longer my life. They’re only moments.”
“Some people they grow wiser as they grow older. Unfortunately, most people just grow older.”
“But the second she opened her eyes and looked at me, I knew. She was either going to be the death of me . . . or she was going to be the one who finally brought me back to life.”
“Whoever coined the phrase, I love you to death obviously never experienced the kind of love Tate and I share. If that were the case, the phrase would be I love you to life. Because that’s exactly what Tate did. She loved me back to life.”
“God gives us the ugliness so we don’t take the beautiful things in life for granted.”
“Sometimes not speaking says more than all the words in the world.”
“That’s how it is when a person develops an attraction toward someone. He’s nowhere, then suddenly he’s everywhere, whether you want him to be or not.”
“It’s the beautiful moments like this that make up for the ugly love”
“Hearts get infiltrated. Promises get broken. Rules get shattered. Love gets ugly.”
“If I were capable of loving someone . . . it would be you.”

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