slug Quotes

The way he looked at you? He wasn’t distracted. He was consumed.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

I doubted myself, and that made me doubt you. But you weren’t the problem. You were never the problem. I should have trusted you, but I didn’t, because I couldn’t trust myself.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

We're enveloped in pitch black. "Wait here," I whisper."Are you getting your ax?""Handcuffs.""Kinky. But, okay, I'll try it.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

Thank you for helping my sister,” he says.I lean forward, mimicking his position. “I’m happy to.”Calliope leans out her window. “STOP FLIRTING AND GET BACK TO WORK.

- Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

We straighten , bu our snickering is barely contained as we attempt to focus our attention on a picture of a discarded Coke can. "This guy's lady love is kind of a slob, don't you think?" he whispers.I cover my mouth with my hands again."A reaaaaaaaal litterbug.""Stop it," I hiss. My eyes are watering. "Ohmygod look at this one! How did he get her toenail clippings?""If you were my girl," he whispers, "I'd take creepy pictures of your trash when I knew you weren't looking.""If you were my girl," I whisper back," I"d put the creepy pictures in a foreign museum so you wouldn't know that I take creepy pictures.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

You’ve crafted this bored veneer, but you’re always giving yourself away in moments like that. In the moments that really matter.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

A blank canvas...has unlimited possibilities.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

Crushes are so awful. I wonder if they suck worse for the crush-er or the crush-ee. I consider my three years of watching Josh from afar. Yeah, definitely the crush-er.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

I’m beginning to think that maybe it’s okay to be a blank canvas. Maybe it’s okay that my future is unknown. And maybe,” I say with another smile, “it’s okay to be inspired by the people who do know their future.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

I laugh, and it sounds like I've been sucking helium.

- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.