Landon Carter Quotes

15 of the best book quotes from Landon Carter
“Life, I’ve learned, is never fair. If people teach anything in school, that should be it.”
“There’s one thing I still haven’t told you: I now believe, by the way, that miracles can happen.”
“When I was seventeen, my life changed forever.”
“In front of God and everyone else, I’d promised my love and devotion. In sickness and in health, and I’d never felt so good about anything. It was, I remember, the most wonderful moment of my life.”
“With Jamie, everything was in the Lord’s plan . . . She always mentioned the Lord’s plan whenever you talked to her, no matter what the subject. The baseball game’s rained out? Must be the Lord’s plan to prevent something worse from happening. A surprise trigonometry quiz that everyone in class fails? Must be in the Lord’s plan to give us challenges.”
“First you will smile, and then you will cry—don’t say you haven’t been warned.”
“Though I was probably the richest kid in school, I was by no means the most popular.”
“My breathing suddenly went still. I looked at Jamie, then up to the ceiling and around the room, doing my best to keep my composure, then back to Jamie again. She smiled at me and I smiled at her and all I could do was wonder how I’d ever fallen in love with a girl like Jamie Sullivan.”
“You have to promise that you won’t fall in love with me.”
“In my mind, it was the first time that God had ever spoken directly to me, and I knew with certainty that I wasn’t going to disobey.”
“Jamie helped everyone—she was one of those equal opportunity saints.”
“I began to pray for a miracle.”
“I’m dying, Landon.”
“The next day I spent fourteen hours memorizing my lines, cursing my friends, and wondering how my life had spun so out of control.”
“It was, I remembered thinking, the most difficult walk anyone had to make. In every way, a walk to remember.”
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