Memorable Lines Monday #5: a book i read 5 years ago

Hey, (mood) readers!

Mondays are always hectic, so here’s a short post. I’d like to start this weekly thing where I’ll post favorite quotes from books that I have read.

For this Monday, October 21st, here’s my entry.

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“Words could betray you if you chose the wrong ones, or mean less if you used too many. Jokes could be grandly miscalculated, or stories deemed boring, and I’d learned early on that my sense of humor and ideas about what sorts of things were fascinating didn’t exactly overlap with my friends’.

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She tasted like buried treasure and swing sets and coffee. She tasted the way fireworks felt, like something you could get close to but never really have just for yourself.”

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“She didn’t add the elements that allowed me to proceed down a different path. She lent a spark, perhaps, or tendered the flame, but the arson was mine.”

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“I still think that everyone’s life, no matter how unremarkable, has a singular tragic encounter after which everything that really matters will happen. That moment is the catalyst – the first step in the equation. But knowing the first step will get you nowhere – it’s what comes after that determines the result.

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Are you familiar with these quotes?

The quotes are from:


The Beginning of Everything

by Robyn Schneider

Amazon || Book Depository || Goodreads

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Have you read this book? What did you think?

Let me know in the comments!


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