morgan matson Quotes

When you move as much as I have...you know how it ends. You promise to stay in touch with people, but it doesn't work out. It never does. And you forgot about what the friendship used to be like, why you liked that person. And I hated it. And I just didn't want to do it again. Not with you.

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

We were kissing like it was a long-forgotten language that we'd once been fluent in and were finding again

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

You're the brightest thing in the room," he said. He lifted his hand from my waist, and slowly, carefully brushed a stray lock of hair from my cheek. "You shine.

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

Nothing worth doing is easy," frank said. "Especially not in the beginning. But I'm not about to give up.

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

I waited to feel incredibly embarrassed, but the feeling didn't come. It was more like a small victory, a secret to everyone else but me.

- Morgan Matson

And when I started to cry as I pulled into my driveway,it was coming down hard enough that I could pretend that it was only the rain hitting my face, and not the fact that I'd just lost another friend.

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

I looked like someone who'd had a night, and had a story to tell about it.

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

I saw the statue completely different now. I'd decided that he wasn't pointing to anything or anyone. Now all I could see was that he was reaching out his hand to someone. For me that explained the expression on his face that I'd never quite been able to understand before. He was hopeful and nervous and scared and a little bit proud of himself for doing it - extending his hand to someone, not knowing if they'd take it. This was, I had realized, one of the scariest things of all, requiring much more courage than sailing across an ocean and landing on an unknown shore At least that's what I saw. Clark and Tom's new theory was that he was a time traveler who'd somehow been transported to the past and was just trying to hail a cab.

- Morgan Matson

I'll answer that.' He took a deep breath, and I could see his eyes searching mine, like he was looking for an answer. 'I had thought that was the ending,' he finally said. 'But I might have been wrong.''I was just thinking,' I said, sure that the rest of the crowd could probably hear how hard my heart was beating, since it seemed deafening to me, pounding in my ears, 'that maybe Marjorie realized she was in love with Karl. And told him that. And said she was sorry for being scared.

- Morgan Matson, The Unexpected Everything

In a well-ordered universe...camping would take place indoors.

- Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.