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#1. Joey told me nothing ever goes back exactly the way it was, that things expand and contract- like breathing, but you could never fill your lungs up with the same air twice. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#2. Robby Brees was such a gifted theologian. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#3. History shows that an examination of the personal collection of titles in any man's library will provide something of a glimpse into his soul. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#4. Not a very pretty world, is it?"
"Which one? - Author: Andrew Smith
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#5. Innocence is the one thing you can't re-create, can only parody. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#6. History is full of decapitations, and Iowa is no exception. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#7. All roads lead past shooting ranges, liquor stores, and gay bars. Wanderlust is part of the American Spirit. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#8. I would die for Conner Kirk. Sometimes, I think I have died for him dozens of times, over and over again. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#9. History does show that boys who dance are far more likely to pass along their genes than boys who don't.
Boys who dance are genetic volcanoes. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#10. Robby called me Porcupine because of how I wore my hair. I didn't mind. Everyone else called me Austin.
Austin Szerba.
It is Polish. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#11. Had (President) Kennedy turned to his advisers and wailed, "What can we beat the Russians at?" and if someone had cried "Backgammon!" at that point, Apollo would never have happened. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#12. I suppose the things that transform your life don't appear as you fancifully imagine they will. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#13. I guess that's a sign of growing up: When your dad shuts up but you can hear him anyway. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#14. Because, in an empty bedroom with creaky old wood floors, it is a natural human response to just stand there and shift your weight from foot to foot, and think about sex. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#15. People fear what they don't understand and hate what they can't conquer. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#16. The television was on. Leslie Mitchell had been watching a program about how to cook lamb when Hungry Jack came in and started eating him. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#17. We killed this big hairy thing and that big hairy thing. And that was our day. You know what I mean. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#18. Do you think I'm queer, Rob?" I asked.
"I don't care if you're queer," Robby said. "Queer is just a word. Like orange. I know who you are. There's no one word for that. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#19. I always bring back books for the library. Books have everything in them. After the end of the world, you cannot learn a goddamned thing from a computer or a television screen. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#20. My natural talent, I think, is in being fine - no matter what is actually going on inside me. I am fine. Nobody ever thinks otherwise. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#21. Mind the gap, Jack - Author: Andrew Smith
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#22. History does show that nothing means a hell of a lot more than nothing when teenagers talk. In this case, Robby knew it meant that I did not want to talk about it, so he left me alone.
Robby Brees was such a good friend. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#23. I don't know exactly what the Xanax did to me. All I can remember is how relaxed and not-uptight I felt. I did not care about anything. Everything was nice, very nice. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#24. Coffee is a girl who never tells a boy no. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#25. A world between my fingers. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#26. Sometimes it is perfectly acceptable to decide not to decide, to remain confused and wide-eyed about the next thing that will pop up in the road you build. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#27. And I'm pretty sure that everyone in the Pacific Northwest heard Ryan Dean West shout, YOUSTEPPEDONMYFUCKINGNUTSYOUSONOFABITCH! - Author: Andrew Smith
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#28. Apollo has something to teach us as we enter a new century of genetic modification, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology. It's a cautionary tale about that most fundamentally human of human tragedies .. wanting something so badly that you end up destroying it. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#29. Man will tell woman he will die for her, but I say, tell woman that you will die for her both physically and interior - Author: Andrew Smith
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#30. Please do not shoot us in the balls, EJ Elgin. It is only me, Robby Brees, and my friend, Austin Szerba, who is your next-door neighbor, and we are not rat boys from Mars. We come in peace, and smoking cigarettes." "Benson - Author: Andrew Smith
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#31. I realize that death and survival are both extremes of selfishness. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#32. History will show that patient boys with a sense of humor, who can dance, tend to have more opportunities to participate in the evolution of the species than boys who give up and mope quietly on the sidelines - Author: Andrew Smith
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#33. He was a little guy, a former winger too, and he was a transplant from England who could talk the most civilized-sounding shit you would ever hear, and he could cuss you out with the most vicious obscenities and - Author: Andrew Smith
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#34. History chews up sexually uncertain boys, and spits us out as recycled, generic greeting cards for lonely old men. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#35. The planet of humans and dogs spins and sails, spins and sails.
There is nothing I can do about it. Things keep moving. The knackery never shuts down. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#36. I was certain about this: In the best new language, there would be no words for me or you. Those words have caused all the trouble started by the old languages. In any new language, there should only be we. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#37. People fear what they can not understand and what they can not control. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#38. I love how, whenever you tell me a story, you go backwards and forwards and tell me everything else that could possibly be happening in every direction, like an explosion. Like a flower blooming. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#39. It's no wonder I became a monster, too. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#40. You must be crazy, after all, if a bird loves you. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#41. Worry and regret are both useless weights that provide no drag. They never did anything to slow down the planet for one goddamned second. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#42. You could never get everything in a book. Good books are always about everything. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#43. I began to consider the fact that maybe history is actually the great destroyer of free will. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#44. History shows that erections happen at the worst possible times, and they stick around until someone else notices them. Often, it is either a librarian or an English teacher, like Mrs. Edith Mitchell. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#45. after midnight
Just words.
No more pictures. No charts or plays or poems.
Now it's just about the words. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#46. But Jack doesn't cry.
Maybe. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#47. Researched Heinrich Fuchs. There were a lot of Fuchs in Splugen. Splugen was full of dumb Fuchs. The Swiss are famous for maintaining neutrality, except, apparently, when it comes to shooting at monstrous bugs with someone else's sperm. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#48. They were both so beautiful, and their sound, as we said them to each other above the music, made our chests fill up with something electric and buzzing, like love and magic. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#49. My brother Max nodded knowingly. Head injuries can answer a lot of questions that genetics are just too afraid to ask. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#50. Sometimes books imitate life. And sometimes books imitate lives that imitate books. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#51. We made this stupid rule and this stupid rule.
Boys are not allowed to love each other.
Then we painted a bison on the wall. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#52. The more time you wait before telling somebody the truth about a secret you've been keeping, the longer your path out of the woods gets. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#53. There's no prison worse than "I promise. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#54. I didn't like seeing books damaged. I'd seen enough burned-out schoolhouses and libraries in my first life. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#55. History provides a compelling argument that every scientist who tinkers around with unstoppable shit needs a reliable flamethrower. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#56. I don't let just anyone fine me, you know? - Author: Andrew Smith
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#57. But when I was quiet ... that made words too. The same words that make horrible things come also tell the quieter things about love. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#58. Look: Words did not frighten my father. They scared the shit out of me. I almost couldn't believe I'd worked up the guts to ask the question and not choke to death in the process. But words were the atoms in my father's universe, and he was their destroyer and their creator. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#59. Santa Claus is a lie but if you think that's bad, check out what 'fuck' really means. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#60. When you think about it, the universe is nothing but this vast knackery of churning black holes and exploding stars, constantly free atoms that collect together and become something else, and something else again. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#61. I was going to do something I'd never done, and see things I could not understand and never believed existed.
This is history, and it is also the truth. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#62. Was Apollo worth all the effort and expense? If it had been about the Moon, the answer would be no, but it wasn't, it was about the Earth. The answer is yes. The only thing I can't see in all this is a rationale for going back. Unless we could find a way to take everyone. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#63. I don't just let anyone find me, you know? - Author: Andrew Smith
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#64. I am going to build something big for you. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#65. I said a silent prayer. Actually, silent is probably the only type of prayer a guy should attempt when his head's in a toilet. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#66. You know, if they ever gave a Nobel Prize for avoiding work, every year some white guy in Iowa would get a million bucks and a trip to Sweden. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#67. YOU KNOW HOW WHEN you're a senior in high school, and you officially know absolutely everything about everything and no one can tell you different, but on the other hand, at the same time, you're dumber than a poorly translated instruction manual for a spoon? - Author: Andrew Smith
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#68. People naturally believe things they see. Nobody argues with the irrefutable postings on YouTube. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#69. The end of the world was one week old and it was getting out of hand. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#70. Okay, well . . . yeah, I didn't really say "Shut the fuck up," because I honestly don't cuss. But I wanted to. I think, in reality, I raised my finger to my lips and said, "Shhhhh," so she wouldn't say anything else as we spiraled into the center of that wish circle. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#71. All good books are about everything, abbreviated. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#72. Everyone on every road that crossed beneath the point of my pen was always going to do the same things over and over and over.
I was confused.
How could I be in love with a girl and a boy, at the same time?
I was trapped forever.
You know what I mean. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#73. Expired condoms are like nuclear waste: there's nothing sensible you can do with it. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#74. I think everyone's an arrow like that, too, aiming into their own centers. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#75. It was so pleasant, chaotic, emotionless, nameless-everything vibrating so beautifully in the universe without words. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#76. I'm foolishly self-conscious. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#77. Henry believed that Marbury was a world out of balance. He needs to take a closer look at this one. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#78. I do not know why, because that is not my job, but history shows that every time a teenage boy opens a permanent marker, he will first sniff it before deciding how to go about defacing the planet. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#79. I once heard a tobacco-chewing hog farmer say that, in Iowa, folks like to spread out their children like dog shit on a dance floor. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#80. If I could pray
and I'd stopped doing that nonsense long before the miracle of the refrigerator
I imagined praying, but I didn't know who to direct it to. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#81. Stupid people should never read books. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#82. I think it is always appropriate to end a conversation about sperm with a sweaty handshake. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#83. I hold together pretty well, considering how much my atoms have been through. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#84. Well, if I'm going to get beat up for being queer, at least I'd like to know one time what it feels like to be kissed."
"Um. I guess you deserve that. You know. Everyone deserves to not feel alone. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#85. There is something inside all boys that drives us to go away again and again and again. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#86. I thought about words - like words in books - and how just saying them made things real. - Author: Andrew Smith
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