Best 69 Emily Henry Quotes from her Books

Top 69 Emily Henry Quotes from her Books

Emily Henry Quotes

Emily Henry writes stories about love and family for both teens and adults. She studied creative writing at Hope College and the now-defunct New York Center for Art & Media Studies, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it.

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Here we present inspiring Emily Henry Quotes from her books The Love That Split the World, Beach Read and A Million Junes.

The Love That Split the World Book Quotes

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“Love is giving the world away, and being loved is having the whole world to give.”

― Emily Henry, The Love That Split the World

“And when you see those good things–and I promise you, there are so many good things–they’re going to be so much brighter for you than they are for other people, just like the abyss always seems deeper and bigger when you stare at it. If you stick it out, it’s all going to feel worth it in the end. Every moment you live, every darkness you face, they’ll all feel worth it when you’re staring light in the face.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“Sometimes the most beautiful moments in our lives are things that hurt badly at the time. We only see them for what they really were when we stand at the very end and look back.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“There’s nothing scarier than loving someone”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“There’s nothing scarier than hearing someone you love cry, except imagining a world where that sound stops. Suddenly I can’t breathe. Can’t be here. There’s nothing scarier than loving someone.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“Just because you don’t know what you want yet, it doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to want.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“Recognizing someone as a part of you before they’ve even become that person in your life, and knowing, without a doubt, that neither of you will ever be who are you in this exact moment ever again and believing, against all odds, you will continue to belong to one another despite that.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“She may be a bitch, but she’s a genuine bitch with a heart”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“Sometimes you change your mind about a person. Or your feelings for them change, or they change, or, I don’t know, you just want to make a different decision. And that’s always okay. You don’t owe anyone anything.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“No matter how hard it feels, you don’t need to be afraid to move on, and you don’t need to be afraid to stay either. There’s always more to see and feel.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“And because she jumped, our world began”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“Growing up is going to hurt. Only you can decide if the pain is worth the love.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“It’s true that nothing has the potential to hurt so much as loving someone, but nothing heals like it either.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“I don’t love Beau yet, I don’t think. But being with him feels like a better version of being alone, and in that way, I think we are each other’s.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“…I’d realized how much I’d always love someone at the same moment I realized that person and I might never fit together again.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“And then one day, our parents look at us and notice we’re whole people. We’re not a part of them anymore, even if they’re a part of us. And for the ones who never really wanted to be parents anyway, that’s probably a relief.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“If you want the good, you can’t give up.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“I twist my fingers through his hair, press my lips to his cheek. The words tangle in my throat, being born and dying a thousand times. I love you.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“For a moment we’re both silent, staring. I wonder if either of us really sees the other clearly anymore or if we stuck looking at the frozen images of who we used to be.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“God is a thing I know when I see, and I see It all over, in Megan, in the night sky and the morning sun, and especially in Grandmother.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“No story is truer than any other story that has the truth in its heart”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“The way to make the best decisions is to listen to all the stories and to know them by heart and to feel them in your bones”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

“Dance used to do that for me too: a place where there was nothing to do but be me and let everything else fall away. For a lot of the girls on the team, it was all about the performance, but for me, I think it was always about communication.”

― EMILY HENRY, THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD

Beach Read Book Quotes

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“When I watch you sleep,” he said shakily, “I feel overwhelmed that you exist.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“And that was the moment I realized: when the world felt dark and scary, love could whisk you off to go dancing; laughter could take some of the pain away; beauty could punch holes in your fear. I decided then that my life would be full of all three.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“If you think the story has a sad ending, it’s because it’s not over yet.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“He fit so perfectly in the love story I’d imagined for myself that I mistook him for the love of my life.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“If you swapped out all my Jessicas for Johns, do you know what you’d get? Fiction. Just fiction. Ready and willing to be read by anyone, but somehow by being a woman who writes about women, I’ve eliminated half the Earth’s population from my potential readers, and you know what? I don’t feel ashamed of that. I feel pissed.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“That was what I’d always loved about reading, what had driven me to write in the first place. That feeling that a new world was being spun like a spiderweb around you and you couldn’t move until the whole thing had revealed itself to you.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Bad things don’t dig down through your life until the pit’s so deep that nothing good will ever be big enough to make you happy again. No matter how much shit, there will always be wildflowers.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Again and again he told me I wasn’t myself. But he was wrong. I was the same me I’d always been. I’d just stopped trying to glow in the dark for him, or anyone else.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“I’ve never met someone who is so perfectly my favorite person.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Happy. Not giddy or overjoyed, but that low, steady level of happiness that, in the best periods of life, rides underneath everything else, a buffer between you and the world you are walking over.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Love, after all, was often made not of shiny things but practical ones. Ones that grew old and rusted only to be repaired and polished.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“People were complicated. They weren’t math problems; they were collections of feelings and decisions and dumb luck.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“I always like that thought, the way two people really did seem to grow into one. Or at least two overlapping parts, trees with tangled roots.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Dammit, R.E.M. was right: Every single person on the planet had to take turns hurting. Sometimes all you could do was hold on to each other right until the dark spat you back out.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“That’s the key to marriage. You have to keep falling in love with every new version of each other, and it’s the best feeling in the whole world.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Sometimes life is very hard. Sometimes it demands so much of you that you start losing pieces of yourself as you stretch out to give what the world wants to take.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Here’s the thing about writing Happily Ever Afters: it helps if you believe in them.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“Falling’s the part that takes your breath away. It’s the part when you can’t believe the person standing in front of you both exists and happened to wander into your path. It’s supposed to make you feel lucky to be alive, exactly when and where you are.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“That is how life feels too often. Like you’re doing everything you can to survive only to be sabotaged by something beyond your control, maybe even some darker part of yourself.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“You know that feeling, when you’re watching someone sleep and you feel overwhelmed with joy that they exist?”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“When I watch you sleep,’ he said shakily, ‘I feel overwhelmed that you exist.”

― EMILY HENRY, BEACH READ

“When the world felt dark and scary, love could whisk you off to go dancing; laughter could take some of the pain away; beauty could punch holes in your fear.”

― Emily Henry, Beach Read

“Hate, I found out on the ride home, was a less embarrassing way to say fear.”

― Emily Henry, Beach Read

A Million Junes Book Quotes

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“Letting go is not forgetting. It’s opening your eyes to the good that grew from the bad, the life that blooms from decay.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“Grief is an unfillable hole in your body. It should be weightless, but it’s heavy. Should be cold, but it burns. Should, over time, close up, but instead it deepens.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“I was just a moment, and you gave me a million Junes.
I was just a moment, and you made me forever.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“To love a handful of people very well, that’s a good life.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“I think once you’ve felt grief, it’s hard not to catch someone else’s.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“When you’ve been lost as I have,” he once said, “you get good at finding your way home.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“Nothing sounds better tonight than living my small life well.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“It’s almost funny, in a tragic way, that the fiery thing at the center of my universe did die and that I, a girl whose name is synonymous with summer, am expected to live without it.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“You don’t have to be afraid to walk away because… there’s no expiration date on soul-love.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“(W)rite the things you have the most to say about and the things you’re afraid of messing up.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“We both know that pain comes for us all. It’s almost a relief. Because if all of us are going to someday lose the people we love most, or be lost by them, then what is there to do but live?”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“There are always at least two versions of everything, June. I’ve forgotten my own because I love your daddy’s so much.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“I was just a moment, and you made me forever.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“His mouth slides down my neck, the side of his face settling over my heartbeat. “I hear you,” he whispers, kissing my collarbone. “I can hear all of you, rushing around in there. A million Jacks and Juniors and Junes, a city of them.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“My inheritance is grief and sunlight and the ability to choose which to hold on to.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“Evil’s something you can decide to do every day, and it gets easier every time. But the more good you bring into the world, maybe the more the rest of the world would look like this. Like paradise.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“Laugh like brewing coffee.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“When you’ve been as lost as I have,” he once said, “you get good at finding your way home, June-bug.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“Thresholds are more than randomly chosen divisions between rooms. They’re places where change — transformation — happens.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“Shoot,” Hannah says, as if she weren’t just begging the universe for this exact scenario to unfold. “He’s actually coming over here! What do we do?”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“I hear him in the creak and groan of the floorboards as the summer nights stretch them, can visualize him sitting at the foot of my bed, saying, Other houses have support beams and foundations. Ours has bones and a heartbeat. I”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“They met far away from here, but she was a little piece of home to him, so he swept her up and brought her back with him, because he wanted all the home he could have in one place.”

― EMILY HENRY, A MILLION JUNES

“I think life is about learning to dance even when you’re sitting still”

― Emily Henry, A Million Junes

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