Quentin Jacobsen Quotes

17 of the best book quotes from Quentin Jacobsen
“Margo always loved mysteries. And in everything that came afterward, I could never stop thinking that maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one.”
“As I took those two steps back, Margo took two equally small and quiet steps forward.”
“In your last moments […] you’ll say to yourself: ‘Well, I wasted my whole goddamned life, but at least I broke into SeaWorld with Margo Roth Spiegelman my senior year of high school. At least I carpe’d that one diem.‘”
″[Margo] wore white shorts and a pink T-shirt that featured a green dragon breathing a fire of orange glitter. It is difficult to explain how awesome I found this T-shirt at the time.”
″‘We’re just going to go to SeaWorld, that’s all. It’s the only theme park I haven’t broken into yet.‘”
″‘As long as we don’t die, this is gonna be one hell of a story.‘”
“’Basically,’ she said, ‘this is going to be the best night of your life.’”
“It must be said that Lacey Pemberton was very beautiful. She was not the kind of girl who could make your forget about Margo Roth Spiegelman, but she was the kind of girl who could make you forget about a lot of things.”
″‘My heart is really pounding,’ I said. ‘That’s how you know you’re having fun,’ Margo said.”
“I couldn’t help but hope that Margo Roth Spiegelman would return to my window and drag my tired ass through one more night I’d never forget.”
″‘She’s just doing Margo stuff. Making stories. Rocking worlds.‘”
“My miracle was this: out of all the houses in all the subdivisions in all of Florida, I ended up living next door to Margo Roth Spiegelman.”
“I seemed to be the first person to walk on these unnamed dirt streets in years.”
“To find Margo Roth Spiegelman, you must become Margo Roth Spiegelman.”
“I wonder if [Margo] created this journey for us on purpose or by accident—regardless, it’s the most fun I’ve had since the last time I spent hours behind the wheel of a minivan.”
″‘I do think there are some interesting connections between the poet in ‘Song of Myself’ and Margo Roth Spiegelman—all that wild charisma and wanderlust.‘”
″‘Doing stuff never feels as good as you hope it will feel.‘”
View All Quotes