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By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Susan was very fun to be around. She liked movies, and her brother Frank made her tapes of this great music that she shared with us. But over the summer she had her braces taken off, and she got a little taller and prettier and grew breasts. Now, she acts a lot dumber in the hallways, especially when boys are around. And I think it's sad because Susan doesn't look as happy.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I just wish that God or my parents or Sam or my sister or someone would just tell me what's wrong with me. Just tell me how to be different in a way that makes sense.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

on that piece of white paper, sam wrote, "write about me sometime." and i typed something back to her, standing right there in her bedroom. i just typed. "i will.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I put my head under my pillow and let the quiet put things where they are supposed to be.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I just think it's bad when a boy looks at a girl and thinks that the way he sees her is better than she actually is. And I think it's bad when the most honest way a boy can look at a girl is through a camera.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

the juniors were acting different because they are now the seniors. They even had T-shirts made. I don't know who plans these things.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I am writing to you because she said you listen and understand and didn't try to sleep with that person at that party even though you could have. I just need to know that someone out there listens and understands and doesn't try to sleep with people even if they could have. I need to know that these people exist.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I just need to know that someone out there listens and understands and doesn't try to sleep with people even if they could have. I need to know that these people exist.... So this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

What about when someone doesn't need a shoulder? What if they need the arms?

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

My grandfather was crying. The kind of quiet that is quiet and a secret. The kind of crying that only I noticed. I thought about him going into my mom's room when she was little and hitting my mom and holding up her report card and saying that her bad grades would never happen again. And I think now that maybe he meant my older brother. Or my sister. Or me. That he would make sure that he was the last one to work in a mill. I don't know if that's good or bad. I don't know if it's better to have your kids be happy and not go to college. I don't know if it's better to be close with your daughter or make sure she has a better life than you do. I just don't know.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Bridget who is crazy said that sometimes she thought about suicide when commercials come on during TV. She was sincere and this puzzled the guidance counselors.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

The outside lights were on, and it was snowing, and it looked like magic. Like we were somewhere else. Like we were someplace better.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

To kill a mockingbird. If you haven't read it, I think you should because it is very interesting.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

It's strange to describe reading a book as a really great experience, but that's kind of how it felt.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Patrick actually used to be popular before Sam bought him some good music.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

But Mary Elizabeth felt different. She kept saying it was an "articulate" film. So "articulate." And I guess it was. The thing is, I didn't know what it said even if it said it very well.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I have finished To Kill a Mockingbird. It is now my favorite book of all time, but then again, I always think that until I read another book.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I think on my next birthday, I'm going to buy her a present. I think that should be the tradition. The kid gets gifts from everybody, and he buys one present for his mom since she was there, too. I think that would be nice.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

we are all supposed to think of reasons to live.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I wish I could stop being in love with Sam. I really do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

And she looked at me like she couldn't believe I knew she loved Anne Rice. I guess he didn't know how much she talked or how much I listened.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

The sound of the radio fades to nothing because the waves just can't reach

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

The gift from my Secret Santa wasn't anything special. That makes me sad. I bet you anything that Mary Elizabeth is my Secret Santa because only she would give me socks.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

The family watched It's a Wonderful Life, which is a very beautiful movie and all I could think was why didn't they make a movie about uncle Billy?...Because he was a drunk and fat and lost all that money in the first place. I wanted an angel to come down and show us how uncle Billy's life had meaning

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Even if we don't have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

in the last month or so, i have read the great gatsby and a separate peace. i am starting to see a real trend in the kind of books bill gives me to read. and just like the tape of songs, it is amazing to hold each of them in the palm of my hand. they are all my favorites. all of them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

There were other stories and other names. Second Base Stace, who had breasts in fourth grade and let some of the boys feel them. Vincent, who took acid and tried to flush a sofa down the toilet. Sheila, who allegedly masturbated with a hot dog and had to go to the emergency room. The list went on and on.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I know we didn't accomplish anything, but it felt great to sit there and talk about our place in things.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

On Friday night, I was reading my new book, but my brain got tired, so I decided to watch some television instead.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I guess what I'm saying is that this all feels very familiar. But it's not mine to be familiar about.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Standing to leave, he looked at her one last time, hating her and loving her just the same. She was yet another thing tying him to the city, his duty to her like a straitjacket holding him against his will. A locked box he couldn’t find a way out of.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I want to make sure that the first person you kiss loves you, okay?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Except that my father got a raise, and my mother didn't because she doesn't get paid for housework, and my sister stopped reading those self-esteem books because she met a new boy

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

The good news is that I read the book, and because of its fantasy nature, I could not pretend that I was in the book. That way I could participate and still read.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

When I was driving home, I just thought about the word 'special'. And I thought the last person who said that about me was my Aunt Helen. I was very grateful to have heard it again. Because I guess we all forget sometimes. And I think everyone is special in their own way. I really do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Welcome to the island of misfit toys.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

It’s much easier not to know things sometimes. And to have french fries with your mom be enough.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

When you publish a book, you do so in part to end the silence. All censorship is silence. I would never, as an author, feel right requiring a young person whose family would object to the book to read it. Just as I would never force that person to read it, I would ask those folks to not force others not to read it. To me, that is just good manners.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I really think that everyone should have watercolors, magnetic poetry, and a harmonica.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Maybe it's good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, I think that the only perspective is to really be there.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I wanted to laugh. Or maybe get mad. Or maybe shrug at how strange everyone was, especially me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

As people get older, we all know, you get married and you have a child and that becomes your family, but when you're 16 years old, especially, your family is your friends.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I thought if I didnt take a break, I would do something even worse. Like yell or hang up the phone.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

"I hate you." My sister said it different than she said it to my dad. She meant it with me.She really did. "I love you," was all I could say in return. "You're a freak, you know that? Everyone says so. They always have." "I'm trying not to be.” Then, I turned around and walked to my room and closed my door and put my head under my pillow and let the quiet put things where they are supposed to be.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

I am trying to participate

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Maybe these are my glory days, and I'm not ever realizing it because they involve a ball.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

When we were all getting ready to leave, I walked up to my grandfather and gave him a hug and kiss on the cheek. He wiped my lip print off with his palm and gave me a look. He doesn't like the boys in the family to touch him. But I'm very glad that I did it anyway in case he dies. I never got to do that with my Aunt Helen.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

And I could see this boy doing his homework and thinking about my sister naked. And I could see them holding hands at football games that they do not watch. And I could see this boy throwing up in the bushes at a party house. And I could see my sister putting up with it. And I felt very bad for both of them.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Patrick said that the problem was that since everything has happened already, it makes it hard to break new ground. Nobody can be as big as the Beatles because the Beatles already gave it a “context.” The reason they were so big is that they had no one to compare themselves with, so the sky was the limit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Do you think if people knew how crazy you really were, no one would ever talk to you?