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To All The Boys I've Loved Before Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from To All The Boys I've Loved Before
  1. #1
    “You’d rather make up a fantasy version of somebody in your head than be with a real person.”
  2. #2
    “I’ve never gotten a love letter before. But reading these notes like this, one after the other, it feels like I have. It’s like...it’s like there’s only ever been Peter. Like everyone else that came before him, they were all to prepare me for this.”
  3. #3
    “But it’s like trying to hold on to a fistful of sand: all the little bits slip out of your hands, and then you’re just clutching air and grit.”
  4. #4
    “I wonder what it’s like to have that much power over a boy. I don’t think I’d want it; it’s a lot of responsibility to hold a person’s heart in your hands.”
  5. #5
    “Peter Kavinsky just kissed me. He kissed me, and I liked it. I’m pretty sure I liked it. I’m pretty sure I like him.”
  6. #6
    “Firsts are best because they are beginnings.”
  1. #7
    “Plenty of people are good-looking. That doesn’t make them interesting or intriguing or cool.”
  2. #8
    “But I don’t want him. I want someone else. It feels strange to have spent so much time wishing for something, for someone, and then one day, suddenly, to just stop.”
  3. #9
    “Do you think there’s a difference? Between belonging with and belong to, I mean?”
  4. #10
    “Margot would say she belongs to herself. Kitty would say she belongs to no one. And I guess I would say I belong to my sisters and my dad, but that won’t always be true. To belong to someone - I didn’t know it, but now that I think about it, it seems like that’s all I’ve ever wanted. To really be somebody’s , and to have them be mine.”
  5. #11
    “I smile, because it’s so cute. And for a second, just for a second, I forget. I forget that this isn’t real.”
  6. #12
    “I don’t have to be so afraid of goodbye, because goodbye doesn’t have to be forever.”

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  1. #13
    “I want to say yes, but I don’t want to be with a boy whose heart belongs to somebody else. Just once, I want to be some one else’s first choice.”
  2. #14
    “You only like guys you don’t have a shot with, because you’re scared. What are you so scared of?”
  3. #15
    “I kiss him one more time and I feel like I’m flying.”
  4. #16
    “Love is scary: it changes; it can go away. That’s part of the risk. I don’t want to be scared any more.”
  5. #17
    “Sister’s are supposed to fight and make up, because they are sisters and sisters always find their way back to each other.”
  6. #18
    “There is a specific kind of fight you can only have with your sister. It’s the kind where you say things you can’t take back. You say them because you can’t help but say them, because you’re so angry it’s coming up in your throat and out your eyes; you’re so angry you can’t see straight. All you see is blood.”
  7. #19
    “How am I supposed to know what’s real and what’s not? It feels like I’m the only one who doesn’t know the difference.”
  8. #20
    “It’s funny how much of childhood is about proximity.”
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