Here Are Some of the Most Beautiful Sentences from YA Novels

YA novels are not just for those 15-20. Some of the most meaningful sentences I have ever read come from them.

Skeptical… let me help you out.

“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“All those other things, they are the g;ass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside.” – Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

“Someday in the far future, when the milky way has turned another cosmic click, will someone carry a chair to your grave site and keep you company forever? Can you imagine someone loving you that much?” Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl

“There are so many ways to be brave in this world.” – Veronica Roth, Allegiant

“Broken isn’t the same as unfixable.” – Marissa Meyer, Winter

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have some say in who hurts you.” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.” Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

“She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.” – Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

“I believe in happiness… I’m just not sure love will actually get you there.” – Katharine McGee, The Thousandth Floor

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.” – Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist

“When she jumped, she probably thought she’d fly.” – Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides

“Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.” – Pierce Brown, Golden Son

“If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.” – John Green, Looking for Alaska

“You only get one life. It is actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.” JoJo Moyes, Me Before You

“People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Break my heart. Break it a thousand times if you like. It was only ever yours to break anyway.” – Kiera Cass, The One

“You need to be yourself, but you also shouldn’t feel like you have to fight everyone, even yourself, to be it.” – Lindy Zart, Unlit Star

“Tell me what part of me is stranger to you and I’ll destroy that part of me.” – Melina Marchetta, Quintana of Charyn

“Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other.” – Jandy Nelson, The Sky is Everywhere

“One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

“You deserve every star in the galaxy laid out at your feet and a thousand diamonds in your hair. You deserve someone who’ll run with you as far and as fast as you want to. Holding your hand, not holding you back.” – Jay Kristoff, Illuminae

“You have me. Until ever last star in the galaxy dies.
You have me.” – Amie Kaufman, Illuminae

“I wonder what it’s like to have that much power over a boy. I don’t think I’d want it; it’s a lot of responsibility to hold a person’s heart in your hands.” – Jenny Han, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

“What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.” Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

“Sometimes there’s beauty in the tough words. It’s all in how you read them.” – Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

“Music is a great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.” – Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

“Spoiler Alert: Love is worth everything, everything.” – Nicola Yoon, Everything, Everything

“But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come form, we can still choose where we go from there.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

“And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

 

 

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