Jodi-picoult

«If she spoke, she would tell him the truth: she was not okay at all, but horribly empty, now that she knew what it was like to be filled.»

Jodi Picoult


«If you didn't remember something happening, was it because it never had happened? Or because you wished it hadn't?»

Jodi Picoult


«Clearly God was in some kind of mood on my birthday.»

Jodi Picoult


«Cara: I used to believe everything my brother told me, because he was older and I figured he knew more about the world. But as it turns out, being a grown-up doesn't mean you're fearless. It just means you fear different things.»

Jodi Picoult


«...courage wasn’t something you were bequeathed at birth, and it wasn’t a lack of fright. It was overcoming your fear, because the ones you love mattered more.»

Jodi Picoult


«Envy, after all, comes from wanting something that isn't yours. But grief comes from losing something you've already had.»

Jodi Picoult


«She puts her hands on either side of my face, and the room falls away. I have never gotten so lost in a kiss before.»

Jodi Picoult


«Isn’t that what true romance is supposed to be about? Finding the person who’s your soul mate. Someone you dream about at night.Someone whose name is on your lips when you wake up in the morning.»

Jodi Picoult


«Life, it turns out, goes on. There is no cosmic rule that grants you immunity from the details just because you have come face-to-face with a catastrophe. The garbage can still overflow, the bills arrive in the mail, telemarketers, interrupt dinner.»

Jodi Picoult


«[There's a] point where you have to leave the dough alone. It's silly to anthropomorphize bread, but I love the fact that it needs to sit quietly, to retreat from touch and noise and drama, in order to evolve.»

Jodi Picoult


«People believed what they wanted to believe, no matter what was right in front of their eyes.»

Jodi Picoult


«But there’s a part of me that wonders what it would be like to be the most important person to someone else, to always feel like you were missing a piece of yourself when he wasn’t near you.»

Jodi Picoult


«Oh, darling, that’s what love is. It’s some power greater than you and me, that draws us to one special person.»

Jodi Picoult


«Like a missing tooth, sometimes an absence is more noticeable than a presence.»

Jodi Picoult


«I realize that I quite like this girl. It’s not just that she’s so pretty the words fly out of my mind before they can leave my mouth—it’s that when we’re chatting, I feel like I’ve known her all my life.»

Jodi Picoult


«Edward: You know what the difference is between a dream and a goal? he used to say to me. A plan.»

Jodi Picoult


«You know, he told me once, completely exasperated, you've got one glass of water inside your head, with all the tears for a lifetime. If you waste them over nothing, then you won't be able to cry for real when you need to.»

Jodi Picoult