10 Quotes: Ellen Hopkins

  1. “Love means holding on to someone just as hard as you can because if you don’t, one blink and they might disappear…forever.”
  1. “Forever has no meaning when you’re living in the moment. I wasn’t ready for that moment to end.”
  1. “Sometimes loving someone means letting them go.”
  1. “But death doesn’t scare me. To know exactly when I might expect it, up close and in my face, would actually be a comfort. Because to tell the truth, most of the time dying seems pretty much like my only means of escape.”
  1. “The problem with resolutions is they’re only as solid as the person making them.”
  1. “…life is all about chances. You might be safer not taking any. But playing it totally safe means you’re only existing. Not living. I want to live.”
  1. “Never accept evil as something you must walk with, something you deserve.”
  1. “It is hard to believe that something that seems so permanent was once so different. Change. I guess that really is one thing you can count on…”
  1. “Some people never find the right kind of love. You know, the kind that steals your breath away, like diving into snowmelt. The kind that jolts your heart, sets it beating apace, an anxious hiccupping of hummingbird wings.”
  1. “Words have power. The power to soothe. The power to skewer someone through the heart. The power to render someone speechless.”

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