Sarah Dessen Quotes

Sarah Dessen Quotes: I find that the more I depend on real life, the less interesting the story is. It's much more common for me to take something that almost-happened, or I wish had happened, and then follow that possibility.
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Sarah Dessen Quote: You can't just plan a moment when things get back on track, just as you can't plan the moment you lose your way in the first place.
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Quotes about Sarah Dessen: I just can't ever be a free spirit and just relax. When it comes to work, this is good. I'm very disciplined, which with writing is often half the battle, or more. But it also means that if I want to, say, play hooky and chocolate and watch Bravo all afternoon, I feel horribly guilty. I wish I could find a nice balance.
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Quote about Sarah Dessen: You know, feeling and action are always linked, one can't exist without the other. It's sort of a hippie thing.-Wes
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Sarah Dessen Sayings: I knew that it wouldn't last. It was just a moment, a perfect moment, as time stood still and fleetingly everything fell back into its proper place.
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Sarah Dessen Saying: This is personal, she'd said. Real. This moment was too, even if you couldn't see it at first glance. It was fake on the outside, but so true within. You only had to look, really look to tell.
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Sayings about Sarah Dessen: One open, one closed. It was no wonder that the first image that came to mind when I thought of either of my sisters was a door. With Kirsten, it was the front one to our house, through which she was always coming in or out, usually in mid-sentence, a gaggle of friends trailing behind her. Whitney's was the one to her bedroom, which she preferred to keep shut between her and the rest of us, always.
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Saying about Sarah Dessen: I'd heard of Evergreen Care Center before. Cass and I had always made fun of the stupid ads they ran on TV, featuring some dragged-out woman with a limp perm and big, painted-on circles under her eyes, downing vodka and sobbing uncontrollably.
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Sarah Dessen Quotes: It's okay to accept things from people. It doesn't make you weak or helpless.
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Sarah Dessen Quote: We sat there, not talking, for a few minutes. He ate the Moon Pie; only skinny people can scarf down junk food like that. Finally, I said,
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Quotes about Sarah Dessen: But she wouldn't. I knew that already. My mother and I had an understanding: we worked together to be as much in control of our shared world as possible. I was suposed to be her other half, carrying my share of the weight. In the last few weeks, I'd tried to shed it, and doing so sent everything off kilter. So of course she would pull me tighter, keeping me in my place, because doing so meant she would always be sure, somehow, of her own.
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Quote about Sarah Dessen: From up above, in a plane passing over, you'd just see one little light in all this dark, with no idea of the lives that were being lived within it, and in the house beside, and beside that one. So much happening in the world, night and day, hour by hour. It was no wonder we were meant to sleep, if only to check out of it for a little while.
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Sarah Dessen Sayings: If you didn't love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.
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Sarah Dessen Saying: I think my biggest problem, though, at least in drafts, is not repeating myself. After eight books I get worried that a character or piece of dialog might be too much like something I've already done. So it's a challenge to keep it fresh.
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Sayings about Sarah Dessen: I took in a breath.
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Saying about Sarah Dessen: funny how a beautiful song could tell such a sad story
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Sarah Dessen Quotes: Your actions is like a raindrop; it falls into the pond making ripples and then its over...
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Sarah Dessen Quote: Well,
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