Emily Giffin Quotes

Emily Giffin Quotes: I had seen the light, come to believe that a wedding should be about a feeling between two people, not a show for the masses...It was a magical, romantic evening, and although I occasionally wish I had worn a slightly fancier dress, and that Nick and I had danced on our wedding night, I have no real regrets about the way we chose to do things.
Author: Emily Giffin
How different this moment feels, for so many reasons. I tell myself that no two loves are identical - but that I don't have to compare anymore.
Author: Emily Giffin
And then there is Darcy. She is a woman who believes that things should fall into her lap, and, consequently, they do. They always have. She wins because she expects to win. I do not expect what I want, so I dont. And I dont even try.
Author: Emily Giffin
Well, shoes, bags and clutches are usually my big weaknesses - my husband always laughs when I call them 'investment pieces.
Author: Emily Giffin
Life's not black-and-white. Sometimes the ends justifies the means.
Author: Emily Giffin
there is always something comforting about knowing that you are not alone. That other people feel the way you do. That you are a bit screwed up, but still normal.
Author: Emily Giffin
It was about grace, she decides, something that has been missing from her own life. ... She wants to be the kind of person who can bestow unearned kindness on another, replace bitterness with empathy, forgive only for the sake of forgiving.
Author: Emily Giffin
It's like Brad Pitt for us. You might not like blond men with pretty features, but c'mon, it's Brad. You're not going to kick him out of bed for eating crackers.
Author: Emily Giffin
Maybe that's what it all comes down to. Love, not as a surge of passion, but as a choice to commit to something, someone, no matter what obstacles or temptations stand in the way. And maybe making that choice, again and again, day in and day out, year after year, says more about love than never having a choice to make at all.
Author: Emily Giffin
Sure, we were friends who exchanged soulful glances, friends who slept in a bed filled with sexual tension, friends who found any excuse to touch, but I worried that we'd never take that perilous leap of faith toward becoming a real couple, a permanent team.
Author: Emily Giffin
I've always been intrigued by the power of secrets. When is it justifiable to keep them from the ones we love? And does keeping them irrevocably change who we are?
Author: Emily Giffin
Despite the fact that I have no regrets about how things turned out in my life, I still can't help wanting to understand my intense relationship with Leo, as well as that turbulent time between adolescence and adulthood when everything feels raw and invigorating and scary-and why those feelings are all coming back to me now.
Author: Emily Giffin
Luck is buying a lottery ticket along with your Yoo-hoo and striking it rich. Nothing about my life is lucky- it is all about hard work, it is all uphill struggle.
Author: Emily Giffin
For true downtime, I enjoy going for light runs, having drinks with friends and going to the movies with my husband.
Author: Emily Giffin
This is why you should never, ever get your hopes up. This is why you should see the glass as half empty. So when the whole thing spills, you aren't as devastated.
Author: Emily Giffin
I think the issue of female friendship really resonates well with women, ... So many women have a friend like Darcy or can relate to the feeling of being second-fiddle to a friend.
Author: Emily Giffin
i wish i could freeze this moment, somehow delay my final decision, and just hang here in the balance between two places, two worlds, two loves.
Author: Emily Giffin
But one thing I have to say about Darcy and dating is this: she never blew us off for a guy. She always put her friends first- which is an amazing thing for a high school girl to do.
Author: Emily Giffin