The Best Nicholas Sparks quotes

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Nicholas Sparks is an American novelist who has sold over 200 million copies of his books and had a film made about him. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 31st, 1965 to James Sparks and Theresa Sparks. His father was an international banker while his mother raised Nicholas and his three sisters (Pamela, Nancy, and Daphne). He attended North Carolina State University where he majored in business entrepreneurship with a minor in finance. After college he worked briefly as a stockbroker before quitting to become a full-time writer. In 1990 at the age of 25 he wrote The Passing, which became one of the best selling books for 1991 according to The New York Times Best Seller list. It led him into writing

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About Nicholas Sparks

birth of the author

December 31, 1965

occupation of the author

Novelist Screenwriter Producer

college of the author

Alma Mater:
University Of Notre Dame

genre of the author

Romantic Fiction Romantic Drama


I love you,too, Garrett. But sometimes love isn’t enough. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

How can I tell them that I love them if I’m no longer there? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Perfect love did that to a person, and this had been perfect. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

i love you too garrett but sometimes love isn t enough Nicholas Sparks quote

You have to promise you won’t fall in love with me. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Rekindled love is generally shortโ€“term. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I had no choice. Love does funny things to people. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Being in love, I find myself smiling for no reason at all… โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Just an ordinary in a world that loves the extra ordinary. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

how can i tell them that i love them if i m no longer there Nicholas Sparks quote

Is love at first sight truly possible? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Love burns across the infinitude. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I truly believe that while love can hurt, love can also heal. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Love puts all logic to sleep. Otherwise, we wouldn’t risk it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks


Too farโ€“fetched to believe, too obvious to ignore. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

too far fetched to believe too obvious to ignore Nicholas Sparks quote

Then you came along and helped me believe in myself again. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

If Alex has chosen you, then I want you to believe that I have chosen you as well. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Yet I have come to believe that while the past is unchangeable, our perceptions of is are malleable… โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Deep in her heart, she wasn’t sure she deserved to be happy, nor did she believe that she was worthy of someone who seemed…normal. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Too many people seem to believe that silence was a void that needed to be filled, even if nothing important was said. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

then you came along and helped me believe in myself again Nicholas Sparks quote

Knowing there’s one thing I still haven’t told you: I now believe, by the way, that miracles can happen. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

To me, he was saying that our reality is shaped by our perceptions. That something is good or bad only because weโ€“you and Iโ€“believe it to be so, based on our own experiences. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

And believe it or not, she has a phone and everything. She stopped using smoking signals last year. โ€” Nicholas Sparks


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Who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Always stick to the story. It was when you started backtracking that people got in trouble. Interrogation 101. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

who am i and how i wonder will this story end Nicholas Sparks quote

It doesn’t matter to me whether I write in a man’s voice or a woman’s, or first or third person for that matter. Those choices come down to the story and I just go with it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I consider myself foremost a novelist with the intent of crafting stories that people will remember. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

If I knew where creativity came from, I’d probably be a lot less stressed about coming up with new stories. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

People will tell you most of the storyโ€ฆ and I’ve learned that the part they neglect to tell you is often the most important part. People hide the truth because they’re afraid. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Stories are as unique as the people who tell them, and the best stories are in which the ending is a surprise. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

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Novels are very different than films and I love to see someone else’s imagining of my story. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Books and movies inspire me, but I do my best to keep my stories as original as possible. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

This is my story; I promise to leave nothing out. First you will smile, and then you will cryโ€“don’t say you haven’t been warned. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Usually, I start thinking about my next novel soon after completing the latest, and it can take anywhere from a month to 6 months to come up with a story. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Every great love starts with a great story. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

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I hope to be remembered as an author who defined and exemplified excellence in crafting the modern love story. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I’m writing a new love story, set in eastern North Carolina. Surprise, surprise, huh? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Dramatic fictionโ€“William Shakespeare made his biggest mark writing dramatic love stories. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

The romantics would call this a love story, the cynics would call it a tragedy. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

In all love stories the theme is love and tragedy, so by writing these types of stories, I have to include tragedy. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

As a girl, she had come to believe in the ideal manโ€“โ€“the prince or knight of her childhood stories. In the real world, however, men like that simply didn’t exist. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

If you have no conflict, you have no story. That’s number one. That’s a rule of novels. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can’t believe that ours didn’t go on forever. โ€” Nicholas Sparks


I know I can’t change the past, but I change the future. I can change, too. And I will. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

People didn’t change. they liked what they liked even if they didn’t understand why. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

i know i can t change the past but i change the future i can change too and i will Nicholas Sparks quote

Everyone has a past, but that’s just itโ€“โ€“it’s in the past. You can learn from it, but you can’t change it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I know it can’t be the same between us, but that doesn’t change the way I felt about you then. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Change not only was inevitable, but usually brought its own rewards. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Memories are funny things. Sometimes they’re real, but other times they change into what we want them to be, โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Theresa, I know there’s a part of you that believes you can change someone, but the reality is that you can’t. You can change yourself, and Garrett can change himself, but you can’t do it for him. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

people didn t change they liked what they liked even if they didn t understand why Nicholas Sparks quote

Its funny but have you ever noticed that the more special something is, the more people seem to take it for granted? Its like they think it won’t ever change. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I’ve come to believe that in everyone’s life, there’s one undeniable moment of change, a set of circumstances that suddenly alters everything. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

But a riskโ€“free life wasn’t much of a life, really, and if she was going to change, she might as well start now. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

There’s nothing you can tell me that will change how I feel about you. Nothing. Because that isn’t you. It’s never been you. You’re the woman I’ve come to know. The woman I love. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

There are things that happen that change the course of people’s lives, but it’s a function of everybody’s lives. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Is it possible, I wonder, for a man to truly change? Or do character and habit form the immovable boundaries of our lives? โ€” Nicholas Sparks


In the end, the only one you can ever really please is yourself. How others feel is up to them. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

And for the briefest instant, it almost feels like we’re together again. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

What I try to do with any of my stories, any of my novels, is make them feel very original. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

and for the briefest instant it almost feels like we re together again Nicholas Sparks quote

I think, above all, the characters in my novels feel universal to the readers. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

You feel fine, and then, when your body can’t keep fighting, you don’t. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I’ll always miss her. But our love is like the wind: I can’t see it, but I can feel it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know herโ€“โ€“โ€“then don’t let her go. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

If it makes you feel better, I promise to forget. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

i think above all the characters in my novels feel universal to the readers Nicholas Sparks quote


Life doesn’t often turn out the way we think it will, does it? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

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How about we just see where life takes us for awhile? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Did you ever realize you have more opinions about my life than your own life? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

The saddest people I’ve met in my life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all . โ€” Nicholas Sparks

life doesn t often turn out the way we think it will does it Nicholas Sparks quote

I think you can do whatever you want. In the end, we all live the life we choose for ourselves. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

One of the things I’ve learned in my life is that sometimes you’ve got to take a chance. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

That’s the thing about life, he knew. There was always a but. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I am still yours, Allie, my queen, my timeless beauty. You are, and always have been, the best thing in my life โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Our lives can’t be measured by our final years, of this I am sure. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

how about we just see where life takes us for awhile Nicholas Sparks quote

It’s impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Relationships are the most important thing in life, and friends are a part of that. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Love is the essence of a full and wonderful life. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Life, he decided, was for living, not for having, and he wanted to experience every moment that he could. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

never forget that anticipation is an important part of life Nicholas Sparks quote

The ocean has been singing to me, and the song is that of our life together… โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Youth offers the promise of happiness, but life offers the realities of grief. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Life, I’ve learned, is never fair. If they teach anything in schools, that should be it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

If it’s over, then don’t let the past screw up the rest of your life. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Most people lived their lives like criminals: act first, worry about the consequences later. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

did you ever realize you have more opinions about my life than your own life Nicholas Sparks quote


The truth is, the world isn’t easy for any of us. It never has been and it never will be. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

You’re probably the most boring teenager in the world. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

You might not believe it…but you make the world a better place when you smile. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

No matter where it is in the sky… No matter where you are in the world… the moon is never bigger than your thumb.โ€“John โ€” Nicholas Sparks

He was ordinary in a world that loved the extraordinary. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

you re probably the most boring teenager in the world Nicholas Sparks quote

There were moments when it honestly seemed as if the world were conspiring against her. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

In the end, you really want to make the best film that you can, and in the reality of the filmmaking world, you have things like budgets. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

At times, he even admitted that he’d been more an observer of the world than a participant in it… โ€” Nicholas Sparks

There are people who added goodness to the world and people who lived to destroy it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I don’t want to be on the phone talking numbers and budget. I want to be creating a world. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

you might not believe it but you make the world a better place when you smile Nicholas Sparks quote

It’s a full moon here tonight, which makes me think of you. Because, I know that no matter what I am doing or where I am, this moon will always be the same size as yours, half a world away. โ€” Nicholas Sparks


I want all of you, forever everyday. You and me everyday. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I know, but no matter what I choose I have to live with it. Forever. I have to be able to go forward and not look back anymore. Can you understand that? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I know what it’s like to be day and night now; always together, forever apart. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Good and bad, strengths and faults, he was hers forever. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

i want all of you forever everyday you and me everyday Nicholas Sparks quote

Frugality, I’ve learned, has its own cost, one that sometimes lasts forever. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Remember me with joy, for this is how I always thought of you. That is what I want, more than anything. I want you to smile when you think of me. And in your smile, I will live forever โ€” Nicholas Sparks


It was a lesson that I would learn in time though it wasn’t Hegbert who taught me. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

That’s the thing about life. A lot of the time, it isn’t easy at all. We just have to try to make the best of it. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I can say that I don’t have a lot of leisure time, just sitting around doing absolutely nothing, but that’s okay. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

it was a lesson that i would learn in time though it wasn t hegbert who taught me Nicholas Sparks quote

I love you, Elizabeth… and more than that, I like you. I enjoy spending time with you. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

I dont think that we’re meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. Trust is built one single moment at a time. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

It all made perfect sense, and at the same time, nothing seemed to make sense at all. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

He finally understood that God’s presence was everywhere, at all times, and was experienced by everyone at one time or another. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

i love you elizabeth and more than that i like you i enjoy spending time with you Nicholas Sparks quote

I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term? โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Spending time with you showed me what I’ve been missing in my life. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Single motherhood is a reality for a lot of women in my age group and the time difficulties in their lives are universal. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Each recognized the fact that real commitment could be proven only through the passage of time. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

We’d met at a carefree time, a moment full of promise, in its place now were the harsh lessons of the real world. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

it takes a long time to grow an old friend trust is built one single moment at a time Nicholas Sparks quote

Believe it or not, that was the first time I recognized that in some ways she was just like the rest of us. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Experience had taught me that even the most precious memories fade with the passage of time. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

That’s how I always want to remember my time with you. Like a pure white light, breathtaking to behold. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

In our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I’ll carry with me forever and that no one can ever replace. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

Love is Love no matter old you are, and I knew if I gave you enough time, you’d come back to me. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

it all made perfect sense and at the same time nothing seemed to make sense at all Nicholas Sparks quote

Working on the plot/story idea for my next novel … It always takes time. โ€” Nicholas Sparks

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