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Melinda Sordino Quotes

17 of the best book quotes from Melinda Sordino
  1. #1
    “It is easier not to say anything. Shut your trap, button your lip, can it. All that crap you hear on TV about communication and expressing feelings is a lie. Nobody really wants to hear what you have to say.”
  2. #2
    “I open up a paper clip and scratch it across the inside of my left wrist. Pitiful. If a suicide attempt is a cry for help, then what is this? A whimper, a peep? I draw little windowcracks of blood, etching line after line until it stops hurting. It looks like I arm-wrestled a rosebush.”
  3. #3
    “I close my eyes, this is what I’ve been dreading. As we leave the last stop, I am the only person sitting alone.”
  4. #4
    “You don’t like anything. You are the most depressed person I’ve ever met, and excuse me for saying this, but you are no fun to be around and I think you need professional help.”
  5. #5
    “I want to confess everything, to hand over the guilt and mistake and anger to someone else.”
  6. #6
    “I see a few friends - people I used to think were my friends - but they look away.”
  7. #7
    “I don’t want to be cool. I want to grab her by the neck and shake her and scream at her to stop treating me like dirt. She didn’t even bother to find out the truth – what kind of friend is that?”
  8. #8
    “We fall into clans: Jocks, Country Clubbers, Idiot Savants, Cheerleaders, Human Waste, Eurotrash, Future Fascists of America, Big Hair Chix, the Marthas, Suffering Artists, Thespians, Goths, Shredders. I am clanless.”

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  1. #9
    “It wasn’t my fault. He hurt me. It wasn’t my fault. And I’m not going to let it kill me. I can grow.”
  2. #10
    “They swallow her whole and she never looks back at me. Not once.”
  3. #11
    “He says a million things without saying a word. I make a note to study David Petrakis. I have never heard a more eloquent silence.”
  4. #12
    “I’m sure I was a huge disappointment. I’m not pretty or smart or athletic. I’m just like them - an ordinary drone dressed in secrets and lies.”
  5. #13
    “You’re a good kid. I think you have a lot to say. I’d like to hear it.”
  6. #14
    “This closet is abandoned - it has no purpose, no name. It is the perfect place for me.”
  7. #15
    “I don’t know where you picked up that slacker attitude, but you certainly didn’t learn it at home. Probably from the bad influences up here.”
  8. #16
    “There is a beast in my gut, I can hear it scraping away at my ribs. Even if I dump the memory, it will stay with me, staining me.”
  9. #17
    “Deprived of Victim, Mom and Dad holler at each other. I turn up the music to drown out the noise.”

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