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Dear Evan Hansen Quotes

27 of the best book quotes from Dear Evan Hansen
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“Even if you’ve always been that Barely-in-the-background kind of guy You still matter.”
Val Emmich
author
Dear Evan Hansen
book
self-worth
concept
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“And I suddenly feel the branch give way I’m on the ground My arm goes numb I look around And I see him come to get me He’s come to get me And ev’rything’s okay.”
being together
helping others
falling
needing help
concepts
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“All we see is light for forever ’Cause the sun shines bright for forever We could be all right for forever this way.”
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“How many times in life do you get to just start all over again?”. That does sound tempting, actually. Can I start over today?”
Evan Hansen
character
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“To the ground I fall. I can never stay aloft too long. Not when there’s an ugly and heavy truth always dragging me back down.”
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“Maybe, someday, some other kid is going to be standing here, staring out at the trees, feeling alone, wondering if maybe the world might look different from all the way up there. Better. Maybe he’ll start climbing, one branch at a time, and he’ll keep going, even when it seems like he can’t find another foothold.”
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“Burning is the right way to paint it. You feel yourself getting so hot, day after day. Hotter and hotter. It gets to be too much. Even for stars. At some point they fizzle out or explode. Cease to be. But if you’re looking up at the sky, you don’t see it that way. You think those stars are still there. Some aren’t. Some are already gone. Long gone. I guess, now, so am I.”
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“Fantasies always sound good, but they’re no help when reality comes and shoves you to the ground. When it trips up your tongue and traps the right words in your head. When it leaves you to eat lunch by yourself.”
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“Also, I realized that avoiding people didn’t actually ease any of my anxieties. Out there in the woods, I still had to live with myself.”
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“I looked up once more, at the whole world; it was beautiful, I knew it was, but I wasn’t a part of it. I was never going to be a part of it.”
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“Cause all that it takes is a little reinvention It’s easy to change if you give it your attention All you gotta do Is just believe you can be who you wanna be Sincerely. . . me.”
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“I wish that everything was different. I wish that I was a part of something. I wish that anything I said mattered, to anyone. I mean, let’s face it: would anybody even notice if I disappeared tomorrow?”
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“I do stupid things when I’m nervous, which means I’m constantly doing stupid things.”
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“The me I am is not the me I was.”
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“Really, though, what do I know about what another person is capable of? I still don’t have a clue what I’m capable of. I keep surprising even myself.”
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“No one should flicker out or have any doubt that it matters that they are here.”
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“The true me. What does that even mean? It sounds like one of those faux philosophical lines you’d hear in a black-and-white cologne commercial.”
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“When you’re falling in a forest and there’s nobody around Do you ever really crash, or even make a sound?”
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“You’re born and you keep getting older and grayer and sicker, and no matter what efforts you make to reverse the process, you die, every single time. To repeat: worse, worse, worse, and then death. I have a long way to go before the worst. This is only the beginning.”
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“Even when it feels . . . hopeless. Like everything is telling him to let go. This time, maybe this time, he won’t let go. He’ll just . . . hold on and he’ll keep going. He’ll keep going until he sees the sun.”
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“But see, the thing is, when I looked up . . . Connor was there. That’s the gift that he gave me. To show me that I wasn’t alone. To show me that I matter. That everybody does.”
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“We let the world pass by for forever Feels like we could go on for forever This way.”
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“I’m left with a loneliness so overpowering it threatens to seep from my eyes. I have no one. Unfortunately, that’s not fantasy. That’s all-natural, 100 percent organic, unprocessed, reality.”
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“Even when the dark comes crashing through, when you need someone to carry you, when you’re broken on the ground, you will be found.”
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“All I see is sky for forever.”
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“Now we can both pretend we have friends.”
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“I’m much better at interpreting books and stories than I am at understanding the decisions made by living, breathing people.”

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