Jodi Picoult Quotes About Losing

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"there was not much distinction between losing a friend and a lover: it was all about intimacy. One moment, you had someone to share your biggest triumph, and fatal flaws with; the next minute, you had to keep them bottled inside." ~ Jodi Picoult
"Envy, after all, comes from wanting something that isn't yours. But grief comes from losing something you've already had." ~ Jodi Picoult
"It feels like a punch. Tears fill my eyes, and I wonder how I could be upset over losing something I never had." ~ Jodi Picoult
"Besides the obvious difference, there was not much distinction between losing a best friend and losing a lover: it was all about intimacy. One moment, you had someone to share your biggest triumphs and fatal flaws with; the next minute, you had to keep them bottled inside. One moment, you'd start to call her to tell her a snippet of news or to vent about your awful day before realizing you did not have that right anymore; the next, you could not remember the digits of her phone number." ~ Jodi Picoult
"Losing Chloe had been like reading a wonderfulook only to realize that all the pages past a certain point were blank." ~ Jodi Picoult
"Success would come only at the expense of losing her cool, at the risk of turning intosomeone she did not want to be." ~ Jodi Picoult
"May be you had to come close to losing something before you could remember its value." ~ Jodi Picoult
"You want to hear something really sad?' I whisper. 'You're my best friend.''You're right. That is really sad.' Oliver grins.'That's not what I meant.''Are we still playing True Confessions?' he asks.'Is that what we're doing?'He reaches toward me and rubs a strand of my hair between his fingers. 'I think you're beautiful,' Oliver says. 'Inside and out.'He leans forward from the tiniest bit and breathes in, closing his eyes, before he lets the hair fall back against my cheek. I feel it inside me, as if I've been shocked.I don't pull away.I don't want to pull away.'I... I don't know what to say,' I stammer.Oliver's eyes light up. 'Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walk into mine,' he quotes. He moves slowly, so that I know what's coming, and kisses me." ~ Jodi Picoult
"What good was a personal victory to someone who'd spent her life losing herself for the greater good of everyone else? -Plain Truth" ~ Jodi Picoult
"It was so damn hard to find love in this world, to locate someone who could make you feel that there was a reason you'd been put on this earth. A child, I imagined, was the purest form of that. A child was the love you didn't have to look for, didn't have to prove anything to, didn't have to worry about losing. Which is why, when it happened, it hurt so badly." ~ Jodi Picoult
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