Rainbow Rowell Quotes

Art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.

- Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

Sharing a room with the person you want most is like sharing a room with an open fire. He's constantly drawing you in. And you're constantly stepping too close. And you know it's not good - that there is no good - that there's absolutely nothing that can ever come of it. But you do it anyway. And then. Well. Then you burn.

- Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

# Romance

October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!

- Rainbow Rowell, Attachments

You don’t have to be the kind of beautiful that everyone can agree on. If the right person finds you beautiful, you win. You win forever.

- Rainbow Rowell

Fitting together is something you work at. It’s something you make happen - because you love each other.

- Rainbow Rowell, Landline

# Relationship

May you fight your own battles and forge your own wings.

- Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

# Inspirational

Love. Purpose. Those are things that you can't plan for. Those are things that just happen.

- Rainbow Rowell, Attachments

Every woman wants a man who'll fall in love with her soul as well as her body.

- Rainbow Rowell, Attachments

# Love, Women

Sometimes writing is running downhill, your fingers jerking behind you on the keyboard the way your legs do when they can’t quite keep up with gravity.

- Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

# Writing

Safety, stability - it's an illusion. It's a false god. It's like clinging to a sinking raft instead of learning to swim.

- Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

Having kids sent a tornado through your marriage, then made you happy for the devastation. Even if you could rebuild everything just the way it was before, you’d never want to.

- Rainbow Rowell, Landline

# Parenting

Words are very powerful and they take on more power the more that they’re spoken. The more that they’re said and read and written, in specific, consistent combinations

- Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl