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I couldn't remember ordinary moments, only the ones that had made an impression. Ordinary moments were the ones that fell away first.


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DAVID LEVITHAN
I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.
DAVID LEVITHAN
it's not his body
that changes
right away.
it's something
inside. he says
h...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I can see that the sadness has returned. And it's not a beautiful sadness- beautiful sadness is a my...
DAVID LEVITHAN
There's no way for them to take away my sadness, but they can make sure I am not empty of all the ot...
DAVID LEVITHAN
It's Miranda who speaks up. "You're gay," she says, with complete seriousness. "And I love you.
DAVID LEVITHAN
Readers embrace all kinds of characters as long as they are written with emotional truth.
DAVID LEVITHAN
The kiss I like the most is one of the slow ones. It's as much breath as touch, as much no as yes. Y...
DAVID LEVITHAN
When I am with you, there is nowhere else I'd rather be. And I am a person who always wants to be so...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Brothers are not like sisters […] They don’t call each other every week. They don’t have secre...
DAVID LEVITHAN
When nothing else is left, art will become the truth of the time.
DAVID LEVITHAN
It is a terrible thing to not feel missed.
DAVID LEVITHAN
It is a dangerous thing with brothers, to think that you could be as strong as them, or as wise as t...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I'm told there's no going back. So I'm choosing forward.
DAVID LEVITHAN
Elijah is overwhelmed by the sheer fact of all the people who have walked over this very spot. As he...
DAVID LEVITHAN
If you and I really, truly wanted to change the world, we'd invent more words that started with x...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I move my feet, turn away from her, try to pretend she's not there, which is the biggest fucking jok...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I didn't let her go. She went. It's not my fault.
She did it.
She could undo it.
Thi...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Why do we even bother? Why do we make ourselves so open to such easy damage? Is it all loneliness? I...
DAVID LEVITHAN
...because if you can make yourself happy in the rain then you're doing pretty alright in life.
DAVID LEVITHAN
And I find myself saying, “It wasn’t really about her.” And finding it’s true.

Wh...
DAVID LEVITHAN
The way you're singing in your sleep
The way you look before you leap
The strange illusion...
DAVID LEVITHAN
The world is full of people who think different is synonymous with wrong.
DAVID LEVITHAN
recant, v.

I want to take back at least half of the “I love you”s, beca...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Really, weren't these facts just placeholders until the long view could really assert itself?
DAVID LEVITHAN
This is what you do now to give your day topography--scan the boxes, read the news, see the chain of...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I was horribly bookish, to the point of coming right out and saying it, which I knew was not sociall...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Kids don't give a shit about clipboards.
DAVID LEVITHAN
At least I'd learn the lesson that friends can make up for the failings of your family.
DAVID LEVITHAN
I love you, and it's driving me crazy to see you so upset. I want to fix it, and I know I can't. But...
DAVID LEVITHAN
maybe tonight you're scared of falling, and maybe there's somebody here or somewhere else you're thi...
DAVID LEVITHAN
this is why we call people exes, I guess - because the paths that cross in the middle end up separat...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I close my eyes. And i scream. If my whole world is crashing down around me, then I am going to make...
DAVID LEVITHAN
My mother said I should have a 'change of scenery.' The word scenery made be think of a play. And as...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I wake up thinking of yesterday. The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday.
DAVID LEVITHAN
All sorts of yayness floods my brain. Love is such a drug.
DAVID LEVITHAN
It’s as simple as that. Simple and complicated, as most true things are.
DAVID LEVITHAN
It's b******* to think of friendship and romance being different. They're not. They're just variatio...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I have no idea how he knows when I need him. We can go weeks without speaking, and then, when my blu...
DAVID LEVITHAN
That's the dilemma, isn't it? When you're single, there's the sadness and joy of "only me." And when...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Pink is female - but why? Are girls any more pink than boys? Are boys any more blue than girls? It's...
DAVID LEVITHAN
I will be the one to leave you.
DAVID LEVITHAN
The words were clumsy in my mouth, like typing with hammers.
DAVID LEVITHAN
My lines all curve. I tend to connect the wrong dots.
DAVID LEVITHAN
You don't know me. You know one me, just like I know one you. And you can't know every me, and I can...
DAVID LEVITHAN
yearning, n. and adj.

At the core of this desire is the belief that ...
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flux, n.

The natural state. Our moods change. Our lives change. Our feeling...
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love, n.

I'm not even going to try.
DAVID LEVITHAN
You're giving up. You're slipping into being miserable and if you are being miserable, then it's all...
DAVID LEVITHAN
There is something so intimate about saying the truth out loud. There is something so intimate about...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Just because a person is beautiful doesn't mean there's no soul beneath. Doesn't mean that person ha...
DAVID LEVITHAN
Remember that at any given moment there are a thousand things you can love.
DAVID LEVITHAN
Love and I once had a great relationship, but I fear we've broken up. It cheated on me, wrecked my h...
DAVID LEVITHAN
If there's one thing I've learned, it's this: We all want everything to be okay. We don't even wish ...
DAVID LEVITHAN
What's the big deal with France? How come everyone wants to go there? Let me tell you about France. ...
DAVID LEVITHAN