Maybe it was just me, but my dream tattoos when I was younger consisted of quotes like, “We are infinite” and “Love always, Charlie”. This beautiful book with such a powerful message by Stephen Chbosky took me by storm, as I’m sure it did everyone else. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is truly a powerful coming-of-age epistolary novel that had us all believing to this day that, “We accept the love we think we deserve”.
Alright! I won’t spoil anymore quotes until you keep reading, but I couldn’t help myself with those. If you haven’t read the book yet, this article is sure to convince you to start. Regardless of if you’ve read it or not, these quotes will have you all in your feelings, trust me. These quotes literally changed my life.
“So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“This moment will just be another story someday.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“We didn’t talk about anything heavy or light. We were just there together. And that was enough.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“And I guess I realized at that moment that I really did love her. Because there was nothing to gain, and that didn’t matter.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“I just want you to know that you’re very special… and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has.”– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
If those 10 quotes didn’t make your heart beat fast, I don’t know what will. Stephen Chbosky gave us an infinite story. I think that is one of the best things about literature, don’t you?
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