11 Quotes about Life from Attachments (by Rainbow Rowell)

If you’re looking for Attachments quotes about life, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Inspiring Lizard we collect thought-provoking quotes from interesting people and sources. And in this article we share a list of the 11 most interesting Attachments quotes about life from Rainbow Rowell. Let’s get inspired!

Attachments quotes about life

I had this whole plan when I graduated high school: I was going to go to college, date a few guys, and then meet THE guy at the end of my freshman year, maybe at the beginning of my sophomore year. We’d be engaged by graduation and married the next year. And then, after some traveling, we’d start our family. Four kids, three years apart. I wanted to be done by the time I was 35.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


And there wasn’t anything he wanted to do that he couldn’t make time for. What did he have to mope about, really? What more did he want? Love, he could hear Eve saying. Purpose. Love. Purpose. Those are the things that you can’t plan for. Those are the things that just happen. And what if they don’t happen? Do you spend your whole life pining for them? Waiting to be happy?

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


I believe that worrying about a bad thing prepares you for it when it comes. If you worry, the bad thing doesn’t hit you as hard. You can roll with the punch if you see it coming.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


It wasn’t hard going to the gym, as long as he went as soon as he woke up, before he had time to think about not going. Those morning workouts made him feel like he was starting his day like a pinball, with a giant shot of momentum. The feeling sometimes didn’t wear off until six or seven at night (when it was usually overtaken by the feeling that he was just bouncing haplessly from one situation to the next without any real purpose or direction).

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


So, what if, instead of thinking about solving you whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


I’m genetically programmed to be a terrible person.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


What did he have to mope about, really? What more did he want?…Love. Purpose. Those are the things that you can’t plan for. Those are the things that just happen. And what if they don’t happen? Do you spend your whole life pining for them? Waiting to be happy?

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


I want someone whose heart is big enough to hold me.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


I’m sort of… coming off a bad relationship”“When did it end?”“Slightly before it started.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


Wasn’t hitting bottom the thing you had to do to knock some sense into yourself? Wasn’t hitting bottom the thing that showed you which way was up?

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments


Her take is that I’m just a late bloomer – that I’m taking forever to ruin my life, she’s running out of patience.

— Rainbow Rowell, Attachments