55+ Best The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a young adult coming-of-age epistolary novel by American writer Stephen Chbosky, which was first published on February 1, 1999, by Pocket Books. Profoundly inspirational The Perks of Being a Wallflower quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Famous The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

Charlie: Why Do Nice People Choose The Wrong People To Date? Charlie: Why do nice people choose the wrong people to date? Mr. Anderson: We accept the love we think we deserve. Charlie: Can we make them now they deserve better? Mr. Anderson: We can try.

Charlie: Touch my friends again and I’ll blind you.

Mr. Callahan: Nothing, why don’t you read first? Patrick: Alright, Chapter 1: Surviving your fascist shop teacher who needs to put kids down to feel big. Oh wow! This is useful guys, we should read on!

Charlie: Right now we are alive and in this moment I swear we are infinite. Charlie: Right now we are alive and in this moment. I swear we are infinite.

Patrick: You could write about us. Call it Sl*t and the Falcon, make us solve crimes.

Sam: I want to make sure that the first person you kiss loves you. Sam: I want to make sure that the first person that kisses you loves you.

Patrick: Suck it virginity pledges! Suck—it. Patrick: Suck it, virginity pledges, suck it!

Patrick: BE AGGRESSIVE, PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE!

Patrick: You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand. You’re a wallflower.

Patrick: So hows your first relationship going? Charlie: It’s so bad that sometimes I fantasize that one of us is dying of cancer.

Sam: You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think it counts as love.

Charlie: And I swear, in that moment, we were infinite. Charlie: And I swear, in that moment, we were infinite.

Charlie: Right now, I swear, we are infinite.

Charlie: So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how could that be.

Sam: You put the ass in class Sam: You put the ass in class.

Patrick: Fail me and you get me next semester. Patrick: If you fail me, you’ll get me next semester.

Sam: Why do I and everyone I love pick people who treat us like we’re nothing? Charlie: We accept the love we think we deserve

Patrick: Let’s raise our glasses to Charlie. Charlie: What did I do? Patrick: You didn’t do anything. We just want to toast our new friend. You see things and you understand. Your a a wallflower. . .What is it what’s wrong? Patrick: You didn’t do anything. We just want to toast our new friend. You see things and you understand. Your a a wallflower… What is it what’s wrong? Charlie: I didn’t think anyone noticed me. Patrick: Well we didn’t think there was anyone cool left to meet. To Charlie. Sam: Welcome to the island of misfit toys.

Dr. Burton: We accept the love we think we deserve.

Patrick: Call it sl*t and the falcon.

Charlie: Dear Friend, I haven’t really talked to anyone outside of my family all summer, but tomorrow is my first day and… I really want to turn things around this year. Charlie: Dear Friend, I haven’t really talked to anyone outside of my family all summer, but tomorrow is my first day and… I really want to turn things around this year.

Charlie: We accept the love we think we deserve Charlie: We accept the love we think we deserve.

Patrick: Why don’t I tell them how you got those bruises? Patrick: Do you want me to tell them how you got those bruises?

Patrick: I’ll tell you Sam, this one is tough. I have received a harmonica, a magnetic poetry set, a book about Harvey Milk, and a mix tape with the song Asleep on it twice. I mean, I have no idea. This collection of presents are so gay that I think I must have given them to myself. Despite that distinct possibility, I’m going to have to go with… DRUM ROLL. Charlie! Obviously! Patrick: I’ll tell you Sam, this one is tough. I have received a harmonica, a magnetic poetry set, a book about Harvey Milk, and a mix tape with the song Asleep on it twice. I mean, I have no idea. This collection of presents are so gay that I think I must have given them to myself. Despite that distinct possibility, I’m going to have to go with, drum roll, Charlie! Obviously!

Mr. Anderson: You know, they say if you make one friend on your first day, you’re doing okay. Charlie: If my English teacher is the only friend I make today, that would be sorta depressing.

Patrick: Mary Elizabeth, why are you trying to eat Christmas!

Charlie: Dad, can I have 30 dollars? Father: 20 dollars? What do you need 10 dollars for?

Patrick: Either you call me Patrick or nothing.

Charlie: I don’t know if you’ve ever felt like that. That you wanted to sleep for a thousand years. Or just not exist. Or just not be aware that you do exist. Or something like that. I think wanting that is very morbid, but I want it when I get like this. That’s why I’m trying not to think. I just want it all to stop spinning.

Charlie: If my English teacher is the only friend I make today… that would be sorta depressing.

Aunt Helen: It’ll be our little secret. Aunt Helen: It’ll be our little secret, Charlie.

Charlie: I really wanna be a writer but I don’t know what I’d write about. Sam: You can write about us. Patrick: Call it ‘The sl*t and the falcon’ make us solve crimes Patrick: Call it ‘The Sl*t and the Falcon’ make us solve crimes

Dr. Burton: But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.

Charlie: There’s nothing like the deep breathes after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for all the right reasons.

Charlie: Things change. And friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anybody.

Sam: Where is Michael tonight? Charlie: He shot himself last May.

Charlie: … And in that moment, I swear we were infinite. Charlie: And in that moment, I swear we were infinite. Charlie: And in this moment, I swear we were infinite.

Charlie: I know we’ll all become somebody-we’ll all become old photographs and we’ll all become somebody’s mom and dad. Right now these moments are not stories, this is happening. I’m here and I’m looking at her. And she is so beautiful Charlie: I know we’ll all become somebody-we’ll all become old photographs and we’ll all become somebody’s mom and dad. Right now these moments are not stories, this is happening. I’m here and I’m looking at her. And she is so beautiful.

Charlie: You’re not small, you’re beautiful Charlie: You’re not small, you’re beautiful.

Charlie: He begins every night really excited. He always says he feels free, and tonight is his destiny. But after awhile, he runs out of things to keep himself numb. … the words leave him, and we can see how sad he really is

Charlie: I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive. And you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song on that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment, I swear…We are infinite. Charlie: I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song on that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment, I swear, we are infinite.

Charlie: This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive, and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song and that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment I swear, we are infinite.

Charlie: So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. and maybe we’ll never know most of them. but even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. we can still do things. and we can try to feel okay about them.

Charlie: I know who you are Sam. I…I know I’m quiet, and I know that I should speak more, but if you knew the things that were in my head the most of the time you’d know what it really meant…how much we are alike, how we’ve been through the same things…and you’re not small…you’re beautiful.

Charlie: I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.

Charlie: I saw this tree, then it was a dragon, then it was a tree again…it tricked me.

Patrick: My turn! Let’s see. Let’s think… Charlie Patrick: My turn! Let’s see. Let’s think… Charlie. Charlie: Truth Charlie: Truth. Patrick: How’s your first relationship going? Charlie: It’s so bad, that I keep fantasizing that one of us is dying of cancer, so that I don’t have to break up with her Charlie: It’s so bad, that I keep fantasizing that one of us is dying of cancer, so that I don’t have to break up with her.

Sam: Welcome to the island of misfit toys.

Patrick: Woo! C minus baby! I am below average! Sam: Below average!

Charlie: So, you’re not scared of me? Sam: No. Charlie: So, we can be friends again? Sam: Of course! [She hugs him] Sam: Of course! Sam: C’mon. Lets go be psychos together!

Patrick: Charlie, I dare you to kiss the prettiest girl in the room on the lips. And notice, I deliberately said girl and not person cause, let’s face it, I’d smoke all of you bitces!

Mr. Anderson: We accept the love that we think we deserve.

Charlie: I walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. There were a lot of little kids there. I watched them flying. Doing jumps and having races. And I thought that all those little kids are going to grow up someday. And all of those little kids are going to do the things that we do. And they will all kiss someone someday. But for now, sledding is enough. I think it would be great if sledding were always enough, but it isn’t.

Charlie: I feel infinite.

Mary Elizabeth: Charlie, Charlie, what do you think about high school Mary Elizabeth: Charlie, Charlie, what do you think about high school? Charlie: High school? Bullshit. The cafeteria is called the Nutrition Center; people wear their letter jackets even when it’s 98 degrees out. And why do they give out letter jackets to marching band? It’s not a sport. We all knows it. Mary Elizabeth: This kid is crazy. Charlie: Mary Elizabeth, I think you’re really gonna regret that, you know haircut when you look back at old photographs. I’m really sorry. That sounded like a compliment in my head. Charlie: Mary Elizabeth, I think you’re really gonna regret that, you know, haircut when you look back at old photographs. I’m really sorry. That sounded like a compliment in my head.

Charlie: I don’t know if I will have the time to write any more letters, because I might be too busy trying to participate. So if this does end up being the last letter, I just want you to know that I was in a bad place before I started high school and you helped me. Even if you didn’t know what I was talking about or know someone who’s gone through it, you made me not feel alone.

Sam: Why do I, and everyone I love, pick people who treat us like we’re nothing? Sam: Why do I, and everyone I love, pick people who treat us like we’re nothing?

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