32 Famous Ellen Hopkins Quotes

32 Famous Ellen Hopkins Quotes

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Ellen Hopkins is a writer that has written some of the most popular modern day young adult books. She began writing in 1990 writing children’s books and then moved on to her verse novels dealing with drug addiction and mental illness. Crank, Burned, Identical, Glass, Tricks, and Fallout are just a few titles among her books. She currently resides in Long Beach, California and still continues to write.

“Bad choices or good, if you never take chances, someone else will build your life for you.”

“Because to tell you the truth, most of the time dying seems pretty much like my only means of escape.”

“Can’t promise I’ll stay. That would be lying. And I’m so, so tired of lies.”

“Commitment means losing yourself to gain something temporary. ”

“Forever has no meaning when you’re living in the moment. I wasn’t ready for that moment to end.”

“Forgiveness isn’t my best thing. Easier staying pissed. But I’m tired of being pissed all the time.”

“Ghosts don’t scare me. Flesh and blood people do.”

“Grandma once told me it’s easy to overthink love, to dissect it and question it until it is no more.”

“Grown up? Me? I suppose I have. Killing things, and almost killing myself, must have changed me some, after all.”

“Happily ever after is a concept I’ll never believe in.”

“Have you ever once in your life reached out to touch infinity?”

“I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here, and escape lies just past that snowy window, cool and
crisp as the February air.”

“I’m a total wreck. Afraid to let anyone near. Afraid they’ll see the real me.”

imperfections create character…”

“In a woman’s womb, another chance to make the world better.”

“It’s just so hard to feel good, you know?”

“Love is more than blind. It’s brain-dead.”

“One foot in front of the other, counting tiles on the floor so I don’t have to focus the blur of painted smiles, fake faces.”

“Only by confronting your demons can you ever hope to conquer them. ”

“So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”

“Some people never find love at all, count yourself blessed if it ever happens your way”

“Some secrets can’t be kept too long. No matter how hard you try to hide them, sooner or later they scurry out from your cupboards, cockroaches on the run. ”

“Sometimes the little things in life mean the most.”

“Sorry. But I don’t need some money-grubbing preacher defining my relationship with God.”

“Taking no chances means wasting your dreams.”

“The best thing about my mom being such a bitch is not worrying about trying to make her proud of me.”

“When all choice is taken from you, life becomes a game of survival.”

“When you love someone, you don’t want to hurt them, even if they deserve to be hurt. When you love someone, you want to hurt them, even when they don’t deserve to be hurt.”

“Why doesn’t love come with an owner’s manual?”

“Yeah, I know getting high isn’t so smart. Ask me if I care.”

“Your life doesn’t belong to you, it belongs to the people that love you.”

“You’re like the ocean, pretty enough on the surface, but dive down into your depths, you’ll find beauty most people never see.”