Emily Henry Quotes

23 of the best book quotes from Emily Henry
“Is there anything better than iced coffee and a bookstore on a sunny day? I mean, aside from hot coffee and a bookstore on a rainy day.”
“That’s the thing about women. There’s no good way to be one. Wear your emotions on your sleeve and you’re hysterical. Keep them tucked away where your boyfriend doesn’t have to tend to them and you’re a heartless bitch.”
“Sometimes, even when you start with the last page and you think you know everything, a book finds a way to surprise you.”
“Maybe love shouldn’t be built on a foundation of compromises, but maybe it can’t exist without them either. Not the kind that forces two people into shapes they don’t fit in, but the kind that loosens their grips, always leaves room to grow. Compromises that say, there will be a you-shaped space in my heart, and if your shape changes, I will adapt. No matter where we go, our love will stretch out to hold us, and that makes me feel like … like everything will be okay.”
“Nora.” He just barely smiles. “You’re in books. Of course you don’t have a life. None of us do. There’s always something too good to read.”
“The last-page ache. The deep breath in after you’ve set the book aside.”
“For anyone who wants it all,” she begins, “may you find something that is more than enough.”
“If I had to pick one person to be in my corner, it’d be you. Every time.”
“So if you’re the ‘wrong kind of woman,’ then I’m the wrong kind of man.”
“That’s life. You’re always making decisions, taking paths that lead you away from the rest before you can see where they end. Maybe that’s why we as a species love stories so much. All those chances for do-overs, opportunities to live the lives we’ll never have.”
“She wonders whether what comes next could ever live up to the expectations. She doesn’t know. You never can. She turns the page anyway.”
“I read once that sunflowers always orient themselves to face the sun. That’s what being near Charlie Lastra is like for me. There could be a raging wildfire racing toward me from the west and I’d still be straining eastward toward his warmth.”
“Those were the endings I found solace in. The ones that said, Yes, you have lost something, but maybe, someday, you’ll find something too.”
“When someone asks when she was last truly happy, she knows, without a doubt, it was on that ill-fated, final trip with Alex.”
″ She’s a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to stay home with a book.”
“Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love. Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. ”
“And so, she decides to convince her best friend to take one more vacation together—lay everything on the table, make it all right. Miraculously, he agrees.”
“For most of the year they live far apart—she’s in New York City, and he’s in their small hometown.”
“Until two years ago, when they ruined everything. They haven’t spoken since.”
“And somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are the very best of friends.”
″.... but every summer, for a decade, they have taken one glorious week of vacation together.”
“Poppy has everything she should want, but she’s stuck in a rut.”
“Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s a wild child; he wears khakis.”
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