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Once We Were

Kat Zhang

Top 10 Best Quotes

“But the thing is, sharing hands doesn't mean sharing goals. Sharing eyes doesn't mean sharing visions. And sharing a heart doesn't mean sharing the things we love.”

“Sometimes we make mistakes, Eva. Sometimes we make mistakes and they’re so terrible the word mistake doesn’t seem big enough to encompass it. But it happens. And the only way to ever make up for it is by cleaning up the mess.”

“Everybody’s got sad stories.” Devon’s voice was as ungiving as stone. “And everyone thinks they’re so very special and broken because of them.”

“Maybe I really had been meant to fade away.”

“Guilt was acid in our veins. It corroded everything. Our heart. Our lungs. Our throat.”

“Jaime Cortae. Thirteen. Brown hair. Brown eyes. Lover of peanut butter. Sometime angel, sometime mischief maker. Always Jaime.”

“We all react to hell differently.”

“Easy to not think about other people's suffering, when it was hidden away. Harder to stomach when it collapsed on your front porch.”

“Before sight, before sound, before smell or speech or feeling - was Addie.”

“sharing hands doesn’t mean sharing goals. Sharing eyes doesn’t mean sharing visions. And sharing a heart doesn’t mean sharing the things we love.”

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Book Keywords:

sad, broken, stories, life, lessons, eva

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