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The Lucky One Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from The Lucky One
  1. #1
    “Three marines made a fire team, three fire teams made a squad, three squads made a platoon, three platoons made a company, three companies made a battalion, and three battalions made a regiment.”
  2. #2
    “Teaches them that even though people are left behind, new ones will inevitable take their place; that every place has something good - and bad - to offer.”
  3. #3
    “Stick two different people with two different sets of expectations under one rood and it ain’t always going to be shrimp and grits on Easter.”
  4. #4
    “He closed his eyes as she put her head on his shoulder, and in that instant, nothing else mattered. Not the song, not the place, not the other couples around him. Only this, only her. He gave himself over to the feel of her body as it pressed against him, and they moved slowly in small circles on the sawdust-strewn floor, lost in a world that felt as though it had been created for just the two of them.”
  5. #5
    “Proximity bred familiarity, and familiarity bred comfort.”
  6. #6
    “Always stick to the story. It was when you started backtracking that people got in trouble. Interrogation 101.”
  1. #7
    “He completed her in a way that she’d never thought possible. Knowledge isn’t everything, she told herself, and she knew then that, in Nana’s words, he was the toast to her butter.”
  2. #8
    ″‘Most people don’t know how to appreciate silence. They can’t help talking.”
  3. #9
    “Sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.”
  4. #10
    “‘I got the sense that he was the kind of person who couldn’t hold anger for more than a few minutes, because it just wasn’t in him. It could never grow into resentment or bitterness, and I knew then that he was the kind of man who would be married forever. And I decided then and there that I should be the one to marry him.’”
  5. #11
    “‘There is nothing like love. You should try it.’
    Thibault shrugged. ‘Maybe one day.’”
  6. #12
    “‘I love you Elizabeth... and more than that, I like you. I enjoy spending time with you.’”

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  1. #13
    “He could imagine some people thinking that he was walking to outpace the memories of the world he’d left behind...”
  2. #14
    “Based on her experience with men, most assumed that when you talked to them about a problem or dilemma, they were expected to offer an opinion, even when all you wanted was for them to listen.”
  3. #15
    “‘He was a wonderful man. And when a man is that special, you know it sooner than you think possible. You recognize it instinctively, and you’re certain that no matter what happens, there will never be another one like him.’”
  4. #16
    “‘Because every now and then, I’d meet a guy and think that we were getting along great, and suddenly I’d stop hearing from him. Not only did he stop calling, but if I happened to bump into him sometime later, he always acted like I had the plague. I didn’t understand it. I still don’t. And it bothered me. It hurt me. With time, it got harder and harder to keep blaming the guys, and I eventually came to the conclusion that there was something wrong with me. That maybe I was simply meant to live my life alone.’”
  5. #17
    “I knew it wasn’t fair, I knew it was wrong, but I couldn’t help it. And after a while, the anger I felt just sort of became part of me, like it was the only way I knew how to handle the grief. I didn’t like who I’d become, but I was stuck in this horrible cycle of questions and blame.”
  6. #18
    “It was easy to idealize someone you barely knew.”
  7. #19
    “She had been proud of his decision to serve his country, her heart bursting with love and admiration the first time she saw him outfitted in his dress blues.”
  8. #20
    “Good and bad, strengths and faults, he was hers forever.”
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