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The Sun Is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon

Top 10 Best Quotes

“There’s a Japanese phrase that I like: koi no yokan. It doesn’t mean love at first sight. It’s closer to love at second sight. It’s the feeling when you meet someone that you’re going to fall in love with them. Maybe you don’t love them right away, but it’s inevitable that you will.”

“Maybe part of falling in love with someone else is also falling in love with yourself.”

“We are capable of big lives. A big history. Why settle? Why choose the practical thing, the mundane thing? We are born to dream and make the things we dream about.”

“I don't believe in love." "It's not a religion," he says. "It exists whether you believe in it or not.”

“Sometimes your world shakes so hard, it's difficult to imagine that everyone else isn't feeling it too.”

“Stars are important," I say, laughing. "Sure, but why not more poems about the sun? The sun is also a star, and it's our most important one. That alone should be worth a poem or two.”

“The thing about falling is you don't have any control on your way down.”

“I didn't know you this morning, and now I don't remember not knowing you.”

“Growing up and seeing your parents' flaws is like losing your religion. I don't believe in God anymore. I don't believe in my father either.”

“How can you trust something that can end as suddenly as it begins?”

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Book Keywords:

trust, love, we-need-diverse-books, romance, young-adult

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