“I have for her to judge me based on what I used to be like.” – Charlie
“Why do nice people choose the wrong people to date?” – Charlie
“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Mr. Anderson
“You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love.” -Sam
“…just tell me how to stop it.”
“ Stop what?”
“Seeing it. All their lives, all the time.. How do you stop seeing it?”
“Seeing what, Charlie?”
“There is so much pain, and I don’t know how to not notice it.”
“What’s hurting you?”
“Not me.. It’s them.. It’s everyone.. It never stops…”
“I know there are people who say all these things don’t happen. There are people who forget what it’s like to be sixteen when they turn seventeen, and how all these will be stories someday…
But right now, these moments are not stories. This is happening. I am here, and I’m looking at her, and she is so beautiful.
I can see it. There’s one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive. And you stand up and see the lights, and buildings, and everything that makes you wonder, and you’re listening to that song, and the drive with the people you love the most in this world.
And in this moment, I swear, we are infinite.”
“We can’t choose where we come from, but we can choose where we go from there.” – Dr. Burton