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When You Were Mine

Rebecca Serle

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Sometimes...the hardest part about letting someone go is realizing that you were never meant to have them.”

“How do you mourn something that never really belonged to you?”

“That's the thing about freewill: Every decision we make is a choice against something as much as it is for something else.”

“What if the greatest love story ever told was the wrong one?”

“It's not that girls are delusional, per se. It's just that they have this subtle ability to warp actual circumstances into something different.”

“There are a million things in this world that can end you, that can in one second obliterate the life you work so hard to keep alive. Our lives are structured around not dying. Eating, sleeping, looking both ways before you cross the street. It's all, all of it, to keep us safe from the thing that we know is going to get us anyway. It doesn't even make sense, if you think about it. It's the world's biggest joke. Our entire lives are set up around not dying, knowing all the while that it's the one thing we can't avoid.”

“This is life. We have to take it as it comes, because even though some things are really shitty, there's a lot of really great stuff too.”

“They died together; they'll always be remembered together. It's decided, once and for all. He was hers.”

“Those are the things that define us. The way we love the people around us, and the choices we make to show it. That's what makes us who we are.”

“Look, you think I like history because I’m fascinated with the possibilities, with how it could have happened, but you’re wrong. I like it because it’s the one thing we actually know in life. The past is the only thing we can count on. The present? The future? They’re anyone’s guess.”

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Book Keywords:

girl, death, love, romeo-and-juliet, decisions, delusion, freewill, choice, shakespeare, against, contemporary, when-you-were-mine, mourn, frienship, for

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