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Message in a Bottle Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Message in a Bottle
  1. #1
    “I have come to realize that destiny can hurt a person as much as it can bless them, and I find myself wondering why--out of all the people in all the world I could ever have loved--I had to fall in love with someone who was taken away from me.”
  2. #2
    “That initial anger she had felt turned to sadness, and now it had become something else, almost a dullness of sorts. Even though she was constantly in motion, it seemed as if nothing special ever happened to her anymore. Each day seemed exactly like the last, and she had trouble differentiating among them.”
  3. #3
    “If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her--then don’t let her go.”
  4. #4
    “True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.”
  5. #5
    “But even though she was attractive, there was something else about her that caught his eye. She was intelligent, he could sense that right away, and confident, too, as if she were able to move through life on her own terms. To him, these were the things that really mattered. Without them, beauty was nothing.”
  6. #6
    “As a girl, she had come to believe in the ideal man -- the prince or knight of her childhood stories. In the real world, however, men like that simply didn’t exist.”
  7. #7
    “I am lost without you. I am soulless, a drifter without a home, a solitary bird in a flight to nowhere. I am all these things, and I am nothing at all. This, my darling, is my life without you. I long for you to show me how to live again.”
  8. #8
    “I know that somehow, every step I took since the moment I could walk was a step towards finding you.”
  1. #9
    “Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.”
  2. #10
    “If you simply ignored the feeling, you would never know what might happen, and in many ways that was worse than finding out in the first place. Because if you were wrong, you could go forward in your life without ever looking back over your shoulder and wondering what might have been.”
  3. #11
    “It is at moments like these that I know my what my purpose is in life. I am here to love you, to hold you in my arms, to protect you. I am here to learn from you and to receive your love in return. I am here because there is no other place to be.”
  4. #12
    “Someday you’ll find someone special again. People who’ve been in love once usually do. It’s in their nature.”
  5. #13
    “At night, when I am alone, I call for you, and whenever my ache seems to be the greatest, you still seem to find a way to return to me.”
  6. #14
    “Love is Love no matter old you are, and I knew if I gave you enough time, you’d come back to me.”
  7. #15
    “Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever. But most of all, thank you for showing me that there will come a time when I can eventually let you go. ”
  8. #16
    “If you discovered something that made you tighten inside, you had better try to learn more about it.”

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  1. #17
    “The ocean has been singing to me, and the song is that of our life together.”
  2. #18
    “Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.”
  3. #19
    “There are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one’s cheek. But the winds cannot be denied, bringing as they often do a future that is impossible to ignore.”
  4. #20
    “It’s impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.”
  5. #21
    “She was everything I wanted. She was beautiful and charming, with a quick sense of humor, and she supported me in everything I did.”
  6. #22
    “And suddenly she knew exactly why Catherine had fallen in love with him. It wasn’t that he was unusually attractive, or ambitious, or even charming. He was partly those things, but more important, he seemed to live life on his own terms.”
  7. #23
    “Life passes by now like the scenery outside a car window. I breathe and eat and sleep as I always did, but there seems to be no great purpose in my life that requires active participation on my part...I do not know where I am going or when I will get there.”
  8. #24
    “This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.”
  9. #25
    “Theresa, I know there’s a part of you that believes you can change someone, but the reality is that you can’t. You can change yourself, and Garrett can change himself, but you can’t do it for him.”
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