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I think that if I ever have kids and they are upset, I won’t tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that, because it wouldn’t change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it worse, that doesn’t change the fact that you have what you have.
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it, too. I want them to be able to do whatever they want around me.
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
So, I guess we are who we are for alot 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.
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
…we accept the love we think we deserve.
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower