Quotes from “The Carrie Diaries” by Candace Bushnell

I don’t know what I want to do for the rest of my life. I mean, why should I? I’m only seventeen. All I know is that I don’t want someone telling me what I can’t do.”
I mean, isn’t it the truth? Whoever we are here, we might be princesses somewhere else. Or writers. Or scientists. Or presidents. Or whatever the hell we want to be that everyone else says we can’t.
“a watched pot never boils”
hint of annoyance.
like a man on a mission.
“We’re not even invited to this party.”
“We’re not not invited. So that means we’re invited.”
I highlight an equation in yellow, thinking about how useless it is to highlight. It makes you think you’re learning, but all you’re really learning is how to use a highlighter.
Rule number one: Why is it that the one time a cute guy talks to you, you have a friend who’s in crisis?
It’s my first morning in New York!
I rush to the open window, taking in the cool, damp breeze. The sound of traffic is like the whoosh of waves gently lapping the shore. I kneel on the sill, looking down at the street with my palms on the glass—a child peering into an enormous snow globe.
If a woman could take care of herself, would she still need a man? Would she even want one? And if she didn’t want a man, what kind of woman would she be? Would she even be a woman? Because it seemed if you were a woman, the only thing you were really supposed to want was a man.
He puts his hands on either side of my face and kisses me.
He leans over and kisses me.

So cute 💛

When these kinds of things happen, you’re alone. I wish it weren’t true, but it is. And if you can get through these kinds of things on your own, it makes you stronger as a person. It has a vast impact on your development as a human being to know that you have strengths to fall back on
” My insides were filled with diamonds, suddenly illuminated by the sun.
exclaimed with a hint of annoyance

воскликнул с оттенком досады

I had to lie down

Мне пришлось лечь

will get him.

достанется ему.

The international girl face for “I’m mad at you, and you should know why, but I’m not going to explain it.”
My heart pounds in my throat; if I open my mouth, I’m afraid it will jump out.
No matter what happens, I’ll probably always want a guy.
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