55 quotes found by Sarah Dessen

Sarah Dessen
There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
love  # 68
Sarah Dessen
Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.
friendship  # 235
Sarah Dessen
Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.
love  # 257
Sarah Dessen
Don't think or judge, just listen.
Sarah Dessen
No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater...The love we have for each other is bigger than these small differences. And that's the key. It's like a big pie chart, and the love in a relationship has to be the biggest piece. Love can make up for a lot.
love  # 473
Sarah Dessen
There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.
Sarah Dessen
I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed.
notag  # 723
Sarah Dessen
Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there.
forever  # 735
Sarah Dessen
Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.
owen-armstrong  # 748
Sarah Dessen
It's just that...I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It's the universe's way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It's how life is.
notag  # 822
Sarah Dessen
Sometimes it seems safer to hold it all in, where the only person who can judge is yourself.
Sarah Dessen
You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It's not overrated. There's a reason for all those songs.
love  # 999
Sarah Dessen
It's a lot easier to be lost than found. It's the reason we're always searching and rarely discovered--so many locks not enough keys.
lock-and-key  # 1046
Sarah Dessen
So you're always honest," I said.
truth  lies  # 1072
Sarah Dessen
That was the thing. You never got used to it, the idea of someone being gone. Just when you think it's reconciled, accepted, someone points it out to you, and it just hits you all over again, that shocking.
life  death  # 1089
Sarah Dessen
It's all in the view. That's what I mean about forever, too. For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You never know for sure, so you'd better make every second count.
life  # 1251