STEPHEN CHBOSKY Quotes

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”

Stephen Chbosky
love 

“I would die for you. But I won't live for you.”

Stephen Chbosky
love 

“What about when someone doesn't need a shoulder? What if they need the arms?”

Stephen Chbosky
love 

“I don't want to be somebody's crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am.”

Stephen Chbosky
love 

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.”

Stephen Chbosky
life 

“please believe that things are good with me, and even when they're not, they will be soon enough. And i will always believe the same about you.”

Stephen Chbosky
life 

“I walk around the school hallways and look at the people. I look at the teachers and wonder why they're here. If they like their jobs. Or us. And I wonder how smart they were when they were fifteen. Not in a mean way. In a curious way. It's like looking at all the students and wondering who's had their heart broken that day, and how they are able to cope with having three quizzes and a book report due on top of that. Or wondering who did the heart breaking. And wondering why.”

Stephen Chbosky
life 

“I just need to know that someone out there listens and understands and doesn't try to sleep with someone even if they could have. I need to know these people exist.”

Stephen Chbosky
life 

“I walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. There were a lot of little kids there. I watched them flying. Doing jumps and having races. And I thought that all those little kids are going to grow up someday. And all of those little kids are going to do the things that we do. And they will all kiss someone someday. But for now, sledding is enough. I think it would be great if sledding were always enough, but it isn't.”

Stephen Chbosky
life 

“It’s strange how things can change back as suddenly as they changed originally. When one thing happens and suddenly, things are back to normal.”

Stephen Chbosky
life