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#1. Libidinous, adj.
I never understood why anyone would have sex on the floor. Until I was with you and I realized: you don't realize you're on the floor. - Author: David Levithan
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#2. I find my greatest strength in wanting to be strong. I find my greatest bravery in deciding to be brave. I don't know if I've ever realized it before,[ ... ] I think we both realize it now. If there's no feeling of fear, then there's no need for courage. - Author: David Levithan
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#3. But I guess you don't see the planets when you're staring at the sun. You just get blinded. - Author: David Levithan
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#4. We think that time is the only thing that passes, but it also changes our relationship to places. - Author: David Levithan
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#5. That would have been the worst kind of violation, to read you words uninvited. - Author: David Levithan
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#6. Today was awkward, but I think that's because it feels like a very awkward time. It isn't about you, and it isn't
about love. It's about everything crashing together at once. - Author: David Levithan
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#7. We are young and the night is young. We are in the middle of somewhere and we are feeling everything. - Author: David Levithan
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#8. Having
someone think of me that way was like discovering
a new window in the room i'd lived in all my life. - Author: David Levithan
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#9. Fate has a strange way of making plans. - Author: David Levithan
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#10. It was so much easier when I didn't want anything. Not getting what you want can make you cruel. - Author: David Levithan
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#11. This is what a small victory feels like. It feels like a little surprise and a lot of relief. It makes the past feel lighter and the future seem even lighter than that, if only for a moment. It feels like rightness winning. It feels like possibility. - Author: David Levithan
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#12. They had their beliefs, and those beliefs were stronger than any belief they had in him. - Author: David Levithan
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#13. I don't know what I thought I'd find by breaking in here. - Author: David Levithan
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#14. Why doesn't Santa just park the god-damn sleigh in the driveway like a normal guest? (Your Temporary Santa) - Author: David Levithan
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#15. I get lost in ifs. They are always there if if if if and I should only be able to tune in to them if I'm on the right
frequency. But that's the thing about me: The frequencies don't divide. - Author: David Levithan
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#16. Are you going to be playing for the pure thrill of unreluctant desire? - Author: David Levithan
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#17. But we comforted ourselves with what we really meant to say, which was: "I don't normally feel this good about what I'm doing."
Measure the hope of that moment, that feeling.
Everything else will be measured against it. - Author: David Levithan
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#18. If you zoom close-if you get really close to someone, if you really get close to yourself-then you lose the other person, you lose yourself entirely. You get so close you can't see anything anymore. - Author: David Levithan
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#19. I wanted my spring awakening, even if it was coming a season late.
I wanted summer lovin' that would happen so fast.
I wanted to succeed at the business of love without really trying. - Author: David Levithan
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#20. Crave, v.: Nothing makes me feel as welcome in the world as the sound of you laughing at a joke I've made. - Author: David Levithan
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#21. I need to be doing something, because doing nothing is just as harmful as facing danger head-on. - Author: David Levithan
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#22. You know, I'd get a tattoo with your name on it. Only, I want you to have the freedom to change your name if you want to. - Author: David Levithan
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#23. I want to take back at least half of the "I love you"s, because I didn't mean them as much as the other ones. - Author: David Levithan
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#24. i hope but never expect - Author: David Levithan
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#25. You're believing in love more than I do; you're standing up for someone who is less than deserving. - Author: David Levithan
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#26. It's never the same city. Your city isn't even the same as my city, I bet. - Author: David Levithan
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#27. Then I go in the den and turn on Law & Order, since the only thing i can really count on in life is that whenever I turn on the TV, there will be a Law & Order episode. - Author: David Levithan
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#28. Self-esteem can be so exhausting. I want to cut my hair, change my clothes, erase the pimple from the near-tip of my nose, and strengthen my upper-arm definition, all in the next hour. - Author: David Levithan
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#29. I kiss her and she finds the light switch and turns it off, and we're just lit in Pepsi-can colors and it's like we've finally found this other kind of conversation, this conversation in gestures and pulls and pushes and breaths and grasps and teases and glimmers and rubs and expectation. - Author: David Levithan
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#30. The funny thin is, you say it like it's so unusual that you've only done it once. But I bet a whole lot of people go through their lives without ever telling the truth, not really. And they wake up in the same body and the same life every singe morning. - Author: David Levithan
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#31. The problem, says my sister, Kelly, is not that I can't get over Naomi - it's that I refuse to.... Loving Naomi and waiting for her to come back to me - it's not a stalker thing, but more like a personal mission. A job. - Author: David Levithan
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#32. More than anything else, we want to fit into our own families. - Author: David Levithan
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#33. Me: why is it upset? shouldn't it be downset? gideon: i will file a lawsuit against the dictionaries first thing tomorrow morning. we're going to tear merriam a new asshole and throw webster inside of it. - Author: David Levithan
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#34. When you live as I do, you cannot indulge in jealousy. If you do, it will rip you apart. - Author: David Levithan
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#35. We roll down the windows and crank the radio - we like the idea of our music spilling out over the whole neighbourhood, becoming part of the air. - Author: David Levithan
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#36. I have taken advantage of other people's weaknesses in order to cover my own. - Author: David Levithan
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#37. Corrode, v.
I spent all this time building a relationship. Then one night I left the window open and it started to rust. - Author: David Levithan
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#38. A shiver I've never felt. - Author: David Levithan
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#39. I am a solo flier looking out over the land of Boyfriends and Girlfriends. I am three notes in the middle of a song. - Author: David Levithan
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#40. Whatever we shared is gone, because it was destined to be gone from the minute it started. - Author: David Levithan
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#41. I have been in the bodies of starvers and purgers, gluttons and addicts. They all think their actions make their lives more desirable. But the body
always defeats them in the end. - Author: David Levithan
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#42. He looks like a lost puppy, but has the heart of a bitch. - Author: David Levithan
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#43. It's hard to think of such things when you are busy dreaming or loving or screwing. The context falls away. - Author: David Levithan
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#44. That's not what it means," you told me.
"And anyway don't you feel naked now?"
You fell quiet, gestured for me to listen.
The sound of the woods, the feel of the air ... The sky, so present.
And you, watching me take it all in.
Naked to the world, the world naked to us. - Author: David Levithan
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#45. It is not desire.
Instead it is something deeper. I don't want to be with him
constantly and forever. I want to be with him for the moment,
and I want the moments to go on forever. - Author: David Levithan
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#46. Tiny: did someone die?
me: yeah, i did.
he smiles again at that.
tiny: well, then ... welcome to the afterlife. - Author: David Levithan
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#47. Get shitfaced, then face the shit. - Author: David Levithan
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#48. It is a terrible thing to not feel missed. - Author: David Levithan
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#49. Every single answer starts with the phrase 'I don't know.' But most of the time she does know, if I give her the time and the space in which to answer. - Author: David Levithan
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#50. The world, right now, is only us. - Author: David Levithan
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#51. Now when I have to remember a date, all I have to do is consult my rap sheet. - Author: David Levithan
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#52. There comes a time when the body takes over the life. There comes a time when the body's urges, the body's needs,
dictate the life. You have no idea you are giving the body the key. But you hand it over. And then it's in control. You mess with the wiring and the wiring takes charge. - Author: David Levithan
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#53. But the thing about a cry for help is that someone else needs to be around to hear it. - Author: David Levithan
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#54. Laughter rarely lasts longer than a few seconds, it's true. But how enjoyable those few seconds are. - Author: David Levithan
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#55. One of my best friends is named David Leventhal, and it has always been a constant source of amusement to see how the similarity and differences play out in our lives. - Author: David Levithan
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#56. There's no way for them to take away my sadness, but they can make sure I am not empty of all the other feelings. - Author: David Levithan
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#57. Falling in love with someone doesn't
mean you know any better how they feel. It only means you know how you feel. - Author: David Levithan
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#58. I truly don't understand any of this,' I confessed.
She stayed standing, facing me.
'I wish I could help you there,' she told me. 'But I can't. - Author: David Levithan
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#59. When they can hear each other over the wind and the music, they speak Connecticut: I will not Stamford this type of behavior. What's Groton into you? What did Danbury his Hartford? New Haven can wait. Darien't no place I'd rather I'd rather be. - Author: David Levithan
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#60. With that right person, you can have a late-night conversation at any time of the day. - Author: David Levithan
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#61. Belief. That's what I want for Christmas. Look it up. Maybe there's more meaning there than I understand. Maybe you could explain it to me? - Author: David Levithan
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#62. When no one else is around, we open ourselves to the quieter astonishments that enormity can offer. - Author: David Levithan
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#63. Don't get trapped into thinking people are halves instead of wholes. - Author: David Levithan
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#64. Solipsistic, adj.
Go ahead, I thought. Go ahead. Go ahead. I got stuck there. Go ahead. Go ahead. Because I genuinely couldn't see anything after that. - Author: David Levithan
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#65. How amazing it is that friendships can become so full that you can't imagine what your life was like before them. - Author: David Levithan
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#66. I say good-bye to hope, but I also say good-bye to hope's disappointment. - Author: David Levithan
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#67. The assumption of the word reunion is that, once you're together again, you are united. Two as one. Pulling close to someone is only a temporary symbol. It's the way you breathe with each other that's the telltale sign. - Author: David Levithan
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#68. And I, who have never thought in terms of a life, think to myself that I could make a life out of this. - Author: David Levithan
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#69. If you stare at the center of the universe, there is coldness there. A blankness. Ultimately, the universe doesn't care about us. Time doesn't care about us. That's why we have to care about each other. - Author: David Levithan
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#70. In my mind, there are two kinds of looking. There's the kind of looking that is respectful, almost magical, where you observe something without daring to touch it. And then there's the kind of looking that's like slurping a Coke. - Author: David Levithan
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#71. There are so many minutes and hours and days we spend taking life for granted, not feeling it so much as going along with it. But then there are moments like this, when the aliveness of life is crystalline, palpable, undeniable. It is the ultimate buoy against drowning. It is the ever-saving grace. - Author: David Levithan
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#72. When you need to hold onto something, you should. Whatever gets you through, take it. - Author: David Levithan
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#73. As if when someone close to us dies, we momentarily trade places with them, in the moment right before. And as we get over it, we're really living their life in reverse, from death to life, from sickness to health. - Author: David Levithan
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#74. Just because I don't think we'd be good together doesn't mean we have to be apart ... - Author: David Levithan
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#75. You make it a production. Slam doors. Knock things over. Scream. But I just leave. Even if I'm still standing there, I leave. I am refusing you. I am denying you. I am an adjective that is quickly turning into a noun. - Author: David Levithan
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#76. The sound of words as they're said is always different from the sound they make when they're heard, because the speaker hears some of the sound from the inside. - Author: David Levithan
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#77. Even now, you refused to be pixelated, forgotten, silenced, erased. Not that I wanted to erase you. The opposite. I wanted the opposite. - Author: David Levithan
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#78. I don't get this at all. It's like protesting the fact that some people are red-haired. - Author: David Levithan
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#79. Life tells you to take the elevator, but love tells you to take the stairs. - Author: David Levithan
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#80. What's the point of all this magic, if no one really knows how to use it? But I guess the same could be said about life. Which is another form of magic, only less showy. - Author: David Levithan
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#81. The kiss I like the most is one of the slow ones. It's as much breath as touch, as much no as yes. - Author: David Levithan
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#82. They wouldn't beat him up. They wouldn't break his ribs. He knew that. But they had other ways of breaking him - with silence, with disappointment, with disapproval. - Author: David Levithan
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#83. You know what happens to girls who loves lost boys? They become lost themselves. - Author: David Levithan
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#84. With the right person, you can have a late-night conversation at any time of the day. But it helps to have it late at night. - Author: David Levithan
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#85. How genius to call them thumbnails, because what part of the body tells us less? - Author: David Levithan
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#86. I never know what you really want, if I can give it to you, or if I'm already too late. - Author: David Levithan
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#87. Because what is more transfixing than the sound of people hating you? - Author: David Levithan
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#88. I want to keep saying hello. Because it all feels like hello. - Author: David Levithan
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#89. We listen to songs to figure them out, to unravel the mystery of the words and the tune. - Author: David Levithan
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#90. Seriously, is this what the rest of my life is going to be? i don't think i signed up for this. - Author: David Levithan
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#91. I barely notice colors unless I taste them. Not the yellows or the greens. I taste the deeper blues. The darker reds. - Author: David Levithan
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#92. This is what we don't admit about first kisses: One of the most gratifying things about them is that they are proof, actual proof, that the other person wants to kiss us. We are desirable. We desire. Every kiss that matters contains a recognition at its core. - Author: David Levithan
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#93. Be careful what you're doing, because no one is ever who you want them to be. - Author: David Levithan
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#94. the killing blow is sometimes the softest - Author: David Levithan
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#95. Ethereal, adj.
You leaned your head into mine, and I leaned my head into yours. Dancing cheek to cheek. Revolving slowly, eyes closed, heartbeat measure, nature's hum. It lasted the length of an old song, and then we stopped, kissed, and my heart stayed there, just like that. - Author: David Levithan
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#96. No matter how hard it was to understand, she would be on my side. Fiercely.
Unconditionally. - Author: David Levithan
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#97. It is so unfair that he lives in ohio, because that should be close enough, but since neither of us drives and neither of us would ever in a million years say, 'hey, mom, do you want to drive me across indiana to see a boy?,' we're kind of stuck. - Author: David Levithan
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#98. Danny curses up a storm. And feels stupid. Because cursing in front of company at least generates an effect. Cursing alone is like taking a Hi-Liter to futility. - Author: David Levithan
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#99. Teens wanted things that were real, that they connected with, it doesn't have to reflect reality directly. They love 'The Hunger Games' not because it's real in that it happens, but the emotions there are real, and it's very relatable. - Author: David Levithan
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#100. I knew I should have call Jack, should have told him ... but I didn't. Not yet. I was afraid of him thinking that I was crazy, too. I wasn't sure what he'd do if he saw me drowning. I wasn't sure he'd save me unless he was saving himself. what he'd say. - Author: David Levithan
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