Quotes By For One More Day

“When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.”


“There is everything you know and there is everything that happens. When the two do not line up, you make a choice. ”


“Going back to something is harder than you think.”


“Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.”


“One day can bend your life.”


“You can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.”


“It's such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it.”


“She put one hand on mine. “When someone is in your heart, they’re never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.”


“I hope you never hear those words. Your mom. She died. They are different than other words. They are too big to fit in your ears. They belong to some strange, heavy, powerful language that pounds away at the side of your head, a wrecking ball coming at you again and again, until finally, the words crack a hole large enough to fit inside your brain. And in so doing, they split you apart. ”


“I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”


“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”


“You need to keep people close. You need to give them access to your heart.”


“You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.”


“Kids chase the love that eludes them.”


“It’s funny. I met a man once who did a lot of mountain climbing. I asked him which was harder, ascending or descending? He said without a doubt descending, because ascending you were so focused on reaching the top, you avoided mistakes.
The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature,” he said. “You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the way up.”


“Secrets tear you apart.”


“The more you defend a lie, the angrier you become.”


“I think what you notice most when you haven’t been home in a while is how much the trees have grown around your memories.”


“When you're rotten about yourself, you become rotten to everyone else, even those
you love.”


“When death takes your mother, it steals that word forever.”


“She had a bottomless well of love for me.”


“In college, I had a course in Latin, and one day the word "divorce" came up. I always figured it came from some root that meant "divide." In truth, it comes from "divertere," which means "to divert."

I believe that. All divorce does is divert you, taking you away from everything you thought you knew and everything you thought you wanted and steering you into all kinds of other stuff, like discussions about your mother's girdle and whether she should marry someone else.”


“I thought about the days i had handed over to a bottle..the nights i can't remember..the mornings i slept thru..all the time spent running from myself.”