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Colleen Hoover

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I think the idea of me is better than the reality of me.”

“No one is likable from the inside out.”

“Find what you love and let it kill you.”

“I wasn’t heroic. I wasn’t simple. I was difficult. An emotionally challenging puzzle he wasn’t up for solving.”

“A writer should never have the audacity to write about themselves unless they’re willing to separate every layer of protection between the author’s soul and their book. The words should come directly from the center of the gut, tearing through flesh and bone as they break free. Ugly and honest and bloody and a little bit terrifying, but completely exposed.”

“What you read will taste so bad at times, you’ll want to spit it out, but you’ll swallow these words and they will become part of you, part of your gut, and you will hurt because of them.”

“It’s what you do when you’ve experienced the worst of the worst. You seek out people like you…people worse off than you…and you use them to make yourself feel better about the terrible things that have happened to you.”

“The world was her manuscript. No surface was safe.”

“Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.”

“I stretch truths where I see fit. I’m a writer.”

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Book Keywords:

writing-life, verity, love, self, writing, likeability

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