Quotes of Jodi Picoult

“ Prayer is like water - something you can't imagine has the strength or power to do any good, and yet give it time and it can change the lay of the land. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Seeing her sitting there unresponsive makes me realize that silence has a sound. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ I have a sister, so I know-that relationship, it’s all about fairness: you want your sibling to have exactly what you have-the same amount of toys, the same number of meatballs on your spaghetti, the same share of love. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ I came because without her, it’s hard to remember who I am. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Seeing her sitting there unresponsive makes me realize that silence has a sound. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Some lessons can’t be taught, they simply have to be learned. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ That’s what happens to dreams, life gets in the way. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Every life has a soundtrack. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Hope and reality lie in inverse proportions. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, You love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ My mother…she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You don’t love someone because they’re perfect. You love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ Take it from me: love has all the lasting permanence of a rainbow. beautiful while it’s there, and just as likely to have disappeared by the time you blink. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You know it’s never fifty. fifty in a marriage. It’s always seventy. thirty, or sixty. forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride. ”

- Jodi Picoult Mercy

“ Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ If you gave someone your heart and they died, did they take it with them? Did you spend the rest of forever with a hole inside you that couldn't be filled? ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ You know it's never fiftyfifty in a marriage. It's always seventythirty, or sixtyforty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ I wondered what happened when you offered yourself to someone, and they opened you, only to discover you were not the gift they expected and they had to smile and nod and say thank you all the same. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ and he suddenly knew that if she killed herself, he would die. Maybe not immediately, maybe not with the same blinding rush of pain, but it would happen. You couldn't live for very long without a heart. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ I, um, I have this problem. I broke up with my boyfriend, you see. And I'm pretty upset about it, so I wanted to talk to my best friend. [...] The thing is, they're both you. ”

- Jodi Picoult
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