“Then give some of it to me… Let me bear it for you. I’m strong enough. I will be your anchor. And I will never let you down.”
“It’s not until the tears flood my eyes and drench the pillow that I realize I’m crying. I don’t deserve this beautiful man. Because he has opened his soul to me and I’m lying to him.
It hurts imagining what it’ll be like once he knows. He’ll hate me. I never knew I could be devastated by something that hasn’t even happened yet. But that’s what this feels like. Devastation.
Like I’m already in ruins.”
“She’s always said you’re with the right person when no matter how bad things get, you’d still rather be with them than anywhere else.”
“When I say I’m going to do something, I do it. When I make a promise, I keep it. And when I tell a woman I want her to be my wife, I mean forever.”
“You think bravery means never being scared? It’s easy to do things that don’t scare you. To be afraid of something but willing to do it anyway… Well, that’s true bravery.”
“Never before had he wished he knew poetry or wished he’d paid closer attention when they’d been forced to read that sappy Shakespeare stuff back in school.
But he wanted the words to express his feelings. Needed to tell her all the ways she was perfect. If he could, he’d wrap her in verses and odes to her loveliness. Crown her with sonnets of her beauty. But in the end, he wasn’t a poet or even a romantic.
He was just a guy in love with a girl.”