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Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults

Jessica Pan

Top 10 Best Quotes

“There's a simplicity and a sense of adventure to being alone, and I sometimes envy you for having it, as you explore Paris. Even when you're getting your heart broken, you can still wake up and not know what's going to happen next.”

“nothing was ever accomplished by someone who sits in their apartment alone waiting for life to begin.”

“The interlude before anything begins is always my favorite moment. So much unknown, but everything is already set up and we both know something is going to happen--but we just don't know how or when yet.”

“I fell in love with him. But I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else available. I stay with him because I choose to everyday that I wake up, everyday that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.”

“I want to tell [him] everything - everything that has ever happened to me, every observation I have ever had, and I want to share every book, song, or movie I have ever loved”

“I have been gone for some time now. It's hard to see my family only once or twice a year. I thought it would get easier as time passed, but it feels like as I get older, it makes me more sad. Sometimes I wake up in my apartment and really remember that most of my friends and family are more than six thousand miles away from me and I get a pang of loneliness.”

“I don't know exactly what drove me to stray, but I think there's a certain sadness to finally getting what you want.”

“I also have no idea how to be a girlfriend. I love sleeping alone and I avoid sick people at all costs. I don't even cook for myself, so I need someone who appreciates a lovingly baked frozen pizza.”

“not knowing where the night will take you and feeling that around the next corner could be a stranger who will change your life.”

“We've both moved our lives across the world and when it comes to what we are looking for, I think we're getting warmer.”

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Book Keywords:

maturity-parenting, love, relationships, marriage, single, paris, exploring, dating, adventures-in-love

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