Sometimes they were together so often that it felt as though they
really were a couple; sometimes weeks and months would go by before
they saw each other. But even as alcoholics are drawn to the state
liquor store after a stint on the wagon, they always came back to each
― Stieg Larsson, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
People are screwed up in this world. I’d rather be with someone screwed up and open about it than somebody perfect and ready to explode.
― Ned Vizzini, It’s Kind of a Funny Story
Allison Reynolds: You have problems.
Andrew Clark: Oh, I have problems?
Allison Reynolds: You do everything everyone tells you to do and that is a problem.
Andrew Clark: Okay, fine, but I didn’t dump my purse out on the couch and invite everyone into my problems.
― The Breakfast Club
Anyway, I’m sort of glad they’ve got the atomic bomb invented. If there’s ever another war, I’m going to sit right the hell on top of it. I’ll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will.
― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.
― The Perks Of Being A Wallflower , Stephen Chbosky
Summer we don’t have to label what we’re doing. I need… consistency. I need to know you won’t wake up tomorrow & feel a different way.
― 500 Days of Summer
What I was really hanging around for, I was trying to feel some kind of a good-by. I mean I’ve left schools and places I didn’t even know I was leaving them. I hate that. I don’t care if it’s a sad good-by or a bad good-by, but when I leave a place I like to know I’m leaving it. If you don’t, you feel even worse.
― J.D. Salinger,The Catcher in the Rye
You’re cool. You’re smart. You’re talented. You have a family that loves you. You know what I would do just to be you for just a day? I would, I would do so much. I would, I don’t know, I’d just… I’d just live. Like it meant something.
― Its Kind Of A Funny Story , Ned Vizzini
The fact that they functioned well together and they had a connection as addictive as heroin.
― The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Steig Larsson