57 quotes found by Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult
You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.
love  imperfect  # 132
Jodi Picoult
Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.
Jodi Picoult
If you gave someone your heart and they died, did they take it with them? Did you spend the rest of forever with a hole inside you that couldn't be filled?
love  death  heart  # 1067
Jodi Picoult
Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you'd been before the fall.
life  heartbreak  # 1353
Jodi Picoult
Maybe who we are isn't so much about what we do, but rather what we're capable of when we least expect it.
notag  # 1845
Jodi Picoult
If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?
sisters  death  loss  # 1916
Jodi Picoult
You know it's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.
love  marriage  inequality  # 2244
Jodi Picoult
You don't need water to feel like you're drowning, do you?
notag  # 2993
Jodi Picoult
I woke up one morning thinking about wolves and realized that wolf packs function as families. Everyone has a role, and if you act within the parameters of your role, the whole pack succeeds, and when that falls apart, so does the pack.
family  morning  Wolves  # 307502
Jodi Picoult
Gay teenagers are four times as likely to attempt suicide as straight ones. I wish they knew that there's nothing wrong with them; that they are just a different shade of normal.
Times  wrong  wish  # 307503
Jodi Picoult
As an American I wanted to explore... why are we the only first world country that still has capital punishment? Is it because we're too afraid to really examine the system, or is it because we really truly believe that this is the best way to deter future crime?
best  future  System  # 307504
Jodi Picoult
Gay rights is not something most of us think about - because most of us happen to have been born straight.
Happen  Born  Gay  # 307505
Jodi Picoult
I consider myself spiritual and I'm married to a man who is both an atheist and a humanist, and my kids have been raised with the traditions of different religions, but they do not go to church or temple. My feeling is that everyone should be able to believe what they want or need to believe.
Both  Feeling  spiritual  # 307506
Jodi Picoult
I write adult fiction, but a good 40 to 50 per cent of my readers are teenagers. I love that if they have to grow up and move past JK Rowling they can move to me. From Jo to Jodi!
love  good  past  # 307507
Jodi Picoult
Researching 'Lone Wolf,' I was amazed at how thoughtful and intelligent these animals are. There has never been a documented attack against a human by a wolf that wasn't provoked by the human.
Against  animals  thoughtful  # 307508
Jodi Picoult
You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page.
Might  Page  Blank  # 307509