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Jandy Nelson quotes: If someone told me I could hang out in da Vinci's studio while he painted the Mona Lisa or go up on Brian's roof with him at night - I'm If someone told me I could hang out in da Vinci's studio while he painted the Mona Lisa or go up on Brian's roof with him at night - I'm on the roof
Jandy Nelson quotes: I love you," I say to him, only it comes out, "Hey.""So damn much," he says back, only it comes out, "Dude."He still won't meet my eyes. I love you," I say to him, only it comes out, "Hey."
"So damn much," he says back, only it comes out, "Dude."
He still won't meet my eyes.
Jandy Nelson quotes: So much blood's rushing and gushing to my head it might blow straight off my neck. So much blood's rushing and gushing to my head it might blow straight off my neck.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Then our eyes meet and we both crack up like we're made of the same air. Then our eyes meet and we both crack up like we're made of the same air.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It's like a hand at your throat all the time, isn't it? Nothing's inevitable anymore. Not the next heartbeat, not anything. It's like a hand at your throat all the time, isn't it? Nothing's inevitable anymore. Not the next heartbeat, not anything.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Do not look so happy. I tell you ahead of time. All my students despise me. Do not look so happy. I tell you ahead of time. All my students despise me.
Jandy Nelson quotes: She's a sun-kissed beach girl who goes gothgrungepunkhippierockeremocoremetalfreakfashionistabraingeekboycrazyhiphoprastagirl to keep it under wraps. She's a sun-kissed beach girl who goes gothgrungepunkhippierockeremocoremetalfreakfashionistabraingeekboycrazyhiphoprastagirl to keep it under wraps.
Jandy Nelson quotes: If you're someone who knows the worst thing can happen at any time, aren't you also someone who knows the best thing can happen at any time too? If you're someone who knows the worst thing can happen at any time, aren't you also someone who knows the best thing can happen at any time too?
Jandy Nelson quotes: I will never stop grieving Bailey because I will never stop loving her. I will never stop grieving Bailey because I will never stop loving her.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Who knows if [maybe] destiny is just how you tell yourself the story of your life? Who knows if [maybe] destiny is just how you tell yourself the story of your life?
Jandy Nelson quotes: I have a very low eerie threshold. I have a very low eerie threshold.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I've forgotten quite how luminous he is, like another species of human that doesn't have blood but light running through their veins. I've forgotten quite how luminous he is, like another species of human that doesn't have blood but light running through their veins.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It was right and wrong both. Love does as it undoes. It goes after, with equal tenacity, joy and heartbreak. It was right and wrong both. Love does as it undoes. It goes after, with equal tenacity, joy and heartbreak.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I suddenly feel left out of a future that isn't even going to happen. I suddenly feel left out of a future that isn't even going to happen.
Jandy Nelson quotes: When people fall in love, they burst into flames. When people fall in love, they burst into flames.
Jandy Nelson quotes: A broken heart is an open heart. A broken heart is an open heart.
Jandy Nelson quotes: She gives of light. I give off dark. (PORTRAIT, SELF-PORTRAIT: Twins: The Flashlight and the Flashdark She gives of light. I give off dark. (PORTRAIT, SELF-PORTRAIT: Twins: The Flashlight and the Flashdark
Jandy Nelson quotes: In photographs of us together, she is always looking at the camera, and I am always looking at her. In photographs of us together, she is always looking at the camera, and I am always looking at her.
Jandy Nelson quotes: What's your major, Lennie? Oh yeah: Dorkology. What's your major, Lennie? Oh yeah: Dorkology.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It's never occurred to me that the stars are still up there shining even in the daytime when we can't see them. It's never occurred to me that the stars are still up there shining even in the daytime when we can't see them.
Jandy Nelson quotes: They're my ladies," she'd tell Bails and me. "Halfway between here and there. They're my ladies," she'd tell Bails and me. "Halfway between here and there.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I watch him throw his head back in supreme happiness, like he's hearing that he gets to choose the colors for all the sunsets from now on. I watch him throw his head back in supreme happiness, like he's hearing that he gets to choose the colors for all the sunsets from now on.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I'm convinced the storm's going to bust down the walls. Then it does and I'm remembering Dad's dream because it's happening. I'm convinced the storm's going to bust down the walls. Then it does and I'm remembering Dad's dream because it's happening.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I feel way cool, like I'm wearing sunglasses even though I'm not. I feel way cool, like I'm wearing sunglasses even though I'm not.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Really?... I'll take that as a challenge. Really?... I'll take that as a challenge.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Because how could he have done this?How could he have chosen to leave me here all alone? Because how could he have done this?
How could he have chosen to leave me here all alone?
Jandy Nelson quotes: I can unzip the air and disappear inside it. I can unzip the air and disappear inside it.
Jandy Nelson quotes: He carries pieces of the galaxy around in a bag He carries pieces of the galaxy around in a bag
Jandy Nelson quotes: I need my skull in one piece. Crushing it would be like taking a wrecking ball to some secret museum before anyone ever got to see what's inside. I need my skull in one piece. Crushing it would be like taking a wrecking ball to some secret museum before anyone ever got to see what's inside.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Your first lesson: My studio is not a democracy. Have a donut. Your first lesson: My studio is not a democracy. Have a donut.
Jandy Nelson quotes: ... so so lonely, like, I don't know, a day without birds or something. ... so so lonely, like, I don't know, a day without birds or something.
Jandy Nelson quotes: You asked what it would be like. This is what it will be like. I don't want to be just friends. You asked what it would be like. This is what it will be like. I don't want to be just friends.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Write your sins on apples still hanging on the tree; when they fall away so do your burdens (There Write your sins on apples still hanging on the tree; when they fall away so do your burdens (There
Jandy Nelson quotes: I could step out of this sad life like it's an old sorry dress. I could step out of this sad life like it's an old sorry dress.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It's as if someone vacuumed up the horizon while we were looking the other way. It's as if someone vacuumed up the horizon while we were looking the other way.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I think the heart of every living thing on earth is beating in my body. I think the heart of every living thing on earth is beating in my body.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I liked love safe between the covers of my novel. I liked love safe between the covers of my novel.
Jandy Nelson quotes: No woman can resist a man who has tidal waves and earthquakes beneath the skin. No woman can resist a man who has tidal waves and earthquakes beneath the skin.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I didn't know you could get buried in your own silence. I didn't know you could get buried in your own silence.
Jandy Nelson quotes: You're going to obliterate me, you know.- Oscar Ralph to Jude Sweetwine You're going to obliterate me, you know.
- Oscar Ralph to Jude Sweetwine
Jandy Nelson quotes: all the animals in the zoo of me have broken out of their cages. "Maybe all the animals in the zoo of me have broken out of their cages. "Maybe
Jandy Nelson quotes: It's the easiest thing to be lost if you don't want to be found. It's the easiest thing to be lost if you don't want to be found.
Jandy Nelson quotes: His soul might be a sun. I've never met anyone who had the sun for a soul. His soul might be a sun. I've never met anyone who had the sun for a soul.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Love's so complicated, Noah, isn't it?" I Love's so complicated, Noah, isn't it?" I
Jandy Nelson quotes: What slumbers in the heart is what slumbers in the stone, understand? What slumbers in the heart is what slumbers in the stone, understand?
Jandy Nelson quotes: We're petal people. I think about the earthquake kiss in the alcove and want to cry again. We're petal people. I think about the earthquake kiss in the alcove and want to cry again.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I have a window in my chest where sunlight is pouring in. I have a window in my chest where sunlight is pouring in.
Jandy Nelson quotes: When he plays all the flowers swap colors and years and decades and centuries of rain pour back into the sky When he plays all the flowers swap colors and years and decades and centuries of rain pour back into the sky
Jandy Nelson quotes: That's what I said. There's no peace to disturb. I kept telling the cop: No. Peace. To. Disturb. Man. That's what I said. There's no peace to disturb. I kept telling the cop: No. Peace. To. Disturb. Man.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I can't seem to keep you out like I can everyone else. That I think you could devastate me. I can't seem to keep you out like I can everyone else. That I think you could devastate me.
Jandy Nelson quotes: What kind of world is this? And what do you do about it? What do you do when the worst thing that can happen actually happens? What kind of world is this? And what do you do about it? What do you do when the worst thing that can happen actually happens?
Jandy Nelson quotes: Good. That is it. You will see with your hands, I promise you. Good. That is it. You will see with your hands, I promise you.
Jandy Nelson quotes: you give me global warming! But you give me global warming! But
Jandy Nelson quotes: If one twin is cut, the other will bleed If one twin is cut, the other will bleed
Jandy Nelson quotes: She gives off light, I give off dark. She gives off light, I give off dark.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I want to grab him by the wrist and head back into the woods, tell these guys, sorry but I found him first. I want to grab him by the wrist and head back into the woods, tell these guys, sorry but I found him first.
Jandy Nelson quotes: To draw you must close your eyes and sing. To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Jandy Nelson quotes: That's just how it is. Grief and love are conjoined, you don't get one without the other. That's just how it is. Grief and love are conjoined, you don't get one without the other.
Jandy Nelson quotes: See feel draw: One verb. See feel draw: One verb.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I can't believe Gram just said sex appeal. I can't believe Gram just said sex appeal.
Jandy Nelson quotes: The architecture of my sister's thinking, now phantom. I fall down stairs that are nothing but air. The architecture of my sister's thinking, now phantom. I fall down stairs that are nothing but air.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It's time for second chances. It's time to remake the world. It's time for second chances. It's time to remake the world.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I think you might very well be the most eccentric person I've ever met. I think you might very well be the most eccentric person I've ever met.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Again and again his tongue returns to that space between his front teeth. I'll look at this tree instead. Again and again his tongue returns to that space between his front teeth. I'll look at this tree instead.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I feel relaxed now, I mean supernaturally relaxed, like I'm left out butter. I feel relaxed now, I mean supernaturally relaxed, like I'm left out butter.
Jandy Nelson quotes: She mesmerized lecture halls of students with her drama and passion, with ideas critics called daring and groundbreaking. She mesmerized lecture halls of students with her drama and passion, with ideas critics called daring and groundbreaking.
Jandy Nelson quotes: Portrait: The Boy with All the Keys in the World with All the Locks Portrait: The Boy with All the Keys in the World with All the Locks
Jandy Nelson quotes: Parents aren't allowed to kiss like this! Parents aren't allowed to kiss like this!
Jandy Nelson quotes: I want to put my hands on your chest. I want to be in a thimble with you. I want to put my hands on your chest. I want to be in a thimble with you.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It's like he's fallen out of time. It's like he's fallen out of time.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I can see sound, the dark green howling wind, the crimson crush of rain - all I can see sound, the dark green howling wind, the crimson crush of rain - all
Jandy Nelson quotes: I, however, am a different story. I have not taught in years. I will not. Probably not ever again. I, however, am a different story. I have not taught in years. I will not. Probably not ever again.
Jandy Nelson quotes: I wait in the cold air where his body was. I wait in the cold air where his body was.
Jandy Nelson quotes: He had a mad desire to draw, to kiss the boy next door, , to peel the blue off the sky, to be the blue in the sky. He had a mad desire to draw, to kiss the boy next door, , to peel the blue off the sky, to be the blue in the sky.
Jandy Nelson quotes: What am I doing? Well, I'm doing it. What am I doing? Well, I'm doing it.
Jandy Nelson quotes: It takes a lot of courage to be true to yourself, true to your heart. It takes a lot of courage to be true to yourself, true to your heart.
Jandy Nelson quotes: This is what I want: I want to grab my brother's hand and run back through time, losing years like coats falling from our shoulders. This is what I want: I want to grab my brother's hand and run back through time, losing years like coats falling from our shoulders.
Jandy Nelson quotes: People die, I think, but your relationship with them doesn't. It continues and is ever-changing. People die, I think, but your relationship with them doesn't. It continues and is ever-changing.