46 Famous Nicholas Sparks Quotes

46 Famous Nicholas Sparks Quotes

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Nicholas Sparks is a writer, producer, and screenwriter. His love and romance books are wildly popular and continue to grow in fame. Many of his novels have been developed into feature films, his most iconic being The Notebook. He still continues to write and produce movies to this day.

“My Dearest Allie. I couldn’t sleep last night because I know that it’s over between us. I’m not bitter anymore, because I know that what we had was real. And if in some distant place in the future we see each other in our new lives, I’ll smile at you with joy and remember how we spent the summer beneath the trees, learning from each other and growing in love. The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds, and that’s what you’ve given me. That’s what I hope to give to you forever. I love you. I’ll be seeing you. Noah”

“A living poem” had always been the words that came to mind when he tried to describe her to others.”

“Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It’s the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It’s that important, so don’t mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.”

“An ordinary beginning, something that would have been forgotten had it been anyone but her. But as he shook her hand and met those striking emerald eyes, he knew before he’d taken his next breath that she was the one he could spend the rest of his life looking for but never find again. She seemed that good, that perfect, while a summer wind blew through the trees.”

“And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time. That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals. That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.”

“Because publishing is becoming more business-oriented each day with more examination of the bottom line, it’s harder to break out than ever.”

“By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it’s possible to learn how things are done – the mechanics of writing, so to speak – and which genres and authors excel in various areas.”

“Dramatic fiction – William Shakespeare made his biggest mark writing dramatic love stories.”

“He was from a different class, too poor, and they would never approve if their daughter became serious with someone like him.”

“I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.”

“I don’t write romance novels.”

“I have certain moral parameters that I do not cross in writing; I don’t write about adultery or kids having premarital sex.”

“I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I’ve read has taught me something.”

“I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much.”

“I think that men know how to romance a woman and most do it well, at least for a time, otherwise women wouldn’t marry them. The problem is that most of them begin to rest on their laurels.”

“I want all of you, forever everyday. You and me everyday.”

“If you’re a bird… I’m a bird.”

“I’ll admit that it’s not easy to get an agent, but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance.”

“I’m writing a new love story, set in eastern North Carolina. Surprise, surprise, huh?”

“In all love stories the theme is love and tragedy, so by writing these types of stories, I have to include tragedy.”

“In time, the hurt began to fade and it was easier to just let it go. At least I thought it was. But in every boy I met in the next few years, I found myself looking for you, and when the feelings got too strong, I’d write you another letter. But I never sent them for fear of what I might find. By then, you’d gone on with your life and I didn’t want to think about you loving someone else. I wanted to remember us like we were that summer. I didn’t ever want to lose that.”

“Loving once and only once is possible – anything is possible.”

“My daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.”

“My wife, my family, my friends – they’ve all taught me things about love and what that emotion really means. In a nutshell, loving someone is about giving, not receiving.”

“Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.”

“Poetry, she thought, wasn’t written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.”

“Poets knew that isolation in nature, far from people and things man-made, was good for the soul, and he’d always identified with poets.”

“Publishing is a business. Writing may be art, but publishing, when all is said and done, comes down to dollars.”

“Rekindled love is generally short-term.”

“Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.”

“She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.”

“She was my dream. She made me who I am, and holding her in my arms was more natural to me than my own heartbeat. I think about her all the time. Even now, when I’m sitting here, I think about her. There could never have been another.”

“That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.”

“That’s my sweetheart in there. Wherever she is, that’s where my home is.”

“The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again.”

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we’ve lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we’ve found each other. And maybe each time, we’ve been forced apart for the same reasons. That means that this goodbye is both a goodbye for the past ten thousand years and a prelude to what will come.”

“Toward the end of their relationship she’d told him once, “I wish I could give you what you’re looking for, but I don’t know what it is. There’s a part of you that you keep closed off from everyone, including me. Its as if I’m not the one you’re really with. Your mind is on someone else.” He tried to deny it, but she didn’t believe him. “I’m a woman – I know these things. When you look at me sometimes, I know you’re seeing someone else. Its like you keep waiting for her to pop out of thin air to take you away from all this.”

“Wandering and confused, lost to myself, ill-assorted, contradictory, Pausing, gazing, bending, and stopping.”

“Who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end?”

“Who did she know in Raleigh who took the time off to fix a house? Or read Whitman or Eliot, finding images in the mind, thoughts of the spirit? Or hunted dawn from the bow of a canoe? These weren’t the things that drove society, but she felt they shouldn’t be treated as unimportant. They made living worthwhile.”

“Would you do something for me? Please? Would you just picture your life for me? Thirty years from now, forty years from now? What’s it look like? If it’s with that guy, go. Go! I lost you once, I think I could do it again, if I thought it’s what you really wanted.”

“Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing. It’s one of the most enjoyable moments in life, period.”

“You and I were different. We came from different worlds, and yet you were the one how taught me the value of love. You showed me what it was like to care for another, and I am a better man because of it. I don’t want you to ever forget that.”

“You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.”

“You are the answer to every prayer I’ve offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don’t know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.”

“You are, and always have been, my dream.”