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My absolute favourite line is when Miles and Takumi are about to light the firecrackers and Takumi pulls out his fox hat and Miles goes "What the hell is that?" *insert the other dialague* and Takumi goes "Because no one can catch the motherfucking fox." Laughed my fucking ass off.
I was drizzle and she was a hurricane
This is the scene when Pudge and Takumi (?) are about to light fireworks and Takumi (again, no idea how to spell) puts on his fox hat!
The most mind-blowing, touching part for me in the whole book:
"The Colonel drove fast, and we were quiet, staring straight ahead. I tried to imagine what she might have been thinking, trying again to see through time and space, to get inside her head just for a moment....And POOF we are through the moment of her death. We are driving through the place that she could not drive through, passing onto the asphalt she never saw, and we are not dead. We are not dead!" --Pages 212-213
I absolutely love this quote. Every time I read this bit it gives me the chills. The first time I read it I cried.
I cried too! So emotional a quote!!
My favorite quote so far (i haven't finished teh book yet):
"You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present" - Alaska page 54
What was the quote that soundly like "Today is gone and the night goes quick." It had a 'seize the day/carpe diem' feel to it. It contained the words day or today and night or evening. Damn it--how will I ever find this quote!
It's killing me because it was really impactful when I read it. I didn't highlight it in my library copy. Go-go-gadget Nerdfightaria?
"Night falls fast. Today is in the past," she said without looking up.
"Wait, I've read that before. What is that?" I asked.
With her free hand, she grabbed a book and tossed it toward me. It landed at my feet. "Poem," she said. "Edna St.Vincent Millay. You've read that? I'm stunned.
-Forty nine days before.
God bless .pdfs, search functions, and John Green using the word "Today" only 14 times in Looking for Alaska.