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Nicholas Sparks Quotes

29 of the best book quotes from Nicholas Sparks
  1. #1
    “If we’d never met, I think I would have known that my life wasn’t complete. And I would have wandered the world in search of you, even if I didn’t know who I was looking for.”
  2. #2
    “Dreams are always crushing when they don’t come true. But it’s the simple dreams that are often the most painful because they seem so personal, so reasonable, so attainable. You’re always close enough to touch, but never quite close enough to hold and it’s enough to break your heart.”
  3. #3
    “I wish I could give you what you’re looking for, but I don’t know what it is. There’s a part of you that you keep closed off from everyone, including me. It’s as if I’m not the one you’re really with. You mind is on someone else.”
  4. #4
    “Sometimes she wished her father had started her on the electric guitar. Or at the very least, singing lessons. What was she supposed to do with an ability to play the piano?”
    author
    Nicholas Sparks
    character
    The Last Song
    concept
    Music
  5. #5
    “When the lump in his throat subsided, he whispered to her, ‘You are the answer to every prayer I’ve offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don’t know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have. I love you, Allie, more than you can ever imagine. I always have, and I always will.‘”
    author
    Nicholas Sparks
    book
    The Notebook
    characters
    AllieNoah
    concept
    Love
  6. #6
    “She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.”
  7. #7
    “It wasn’t Noah she loved; she loved what they had once been. Besides, it was normal to feel that way. Her first real love, the only man she’d ever been with - how could she expect to forget him?”
    author
    Nicholas Sparks
    book
    The Notebook
    characters
    NoahAllie
    concept
    Love
  8. #8
    “Without another word they came together, as if it were the most natural thing in the world, and he put his arms around her, drawing her close.”
  9. #9
    “There is sickness rolling through my body; I’m neither strong nor healthy, and my days are spent like an old party balloon: listless, spongy and growing softer over time.”
  1. #10
    “Loving someone and having them love you back is the most precious thing in the world.”
  2. #11
    “My mom used to tell me that whatever you do, marry someone who loves you more than you love him.”
  3. #12
    “That’s the thing about being the product of happily married parents. You grow up thinking the fairy tale is real, and more than that, you think you’re entitled to live it.”
  4. #13
    “The past can be escaped only by embracing something better, and he figured that was what she’d done.”
  5. #14
    “Relationships are the most important thing in life, and friends are a part of that.”
  6. #15
    “I don’t pray because it doesn’t work. Prayer doesn’t fix anything. Bad things happen anyway.”
  7. #16
    “Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. Work’s important, family’s important, but without excitement, you have nothing. You’re cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what’s coming.”
  8. #17
    “If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.”
  9. #18
    “Denial is an ugly thing.”
  1. #19
    “People come, people go—they’ll drift in and out of your life, almost like characters in a favorite book. When you finally close the cover, the characters have told their story and you start up again with another book, complete with new characters and adventures. Then you find yourself focusing on the new ones, not the ones from the past.”
  2. #20
    “When you chase a dream, you learn about yourself. You learn your capabilities and limitations, and the value of hard work and persistence.”
  3. #21
    “You always have a choice. It’s just that some people make the wrong one.”
  4. #22
    “Noah is also left with the belief that miracles, no matter how inexplicable or unbelievable, are real and can occur without regard to the natural order of things.”
  5. #23
    “Everyone has a past, but that’s just it—it’s in the past. You can learn from it, but you can’t change it.”
  6. #24
    “Even though I wasn’t there when it happened, I think the summer really began with the fire.”
  7. #25
    “It’s just that sometimes, our future is dictated by what we are, as opposed to what we want.”
  8. #26
    “Love, after all, always said more about those who felt it than it did about the ones they loved.”
  9. #27
    “Trust people,” he would tell me, “until they give you a reason not to. And then never turn your back.”
  10. #28
    “Tough toenails, tiger. What you want and what you get are usually two entirely different things.”
  11. #29
    “Under normal circumstances, Ronnie probably would have appreciated an evening like this. In New York, the lights from the city made it impossible to see many stars, but here, it was just the opposite.”
    author
    Nicholas Sparks
    character
    The Last Song
    concept
    Stars
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