May 19, 2021

23 Quotes from 28 Summers book by Elin Hilderbrand

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Namaste friends. This post is a collection of quotes from the book - 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand. 28 Summers is about a secret love affair that has lasted for decades - but will it last one more summer?


Women are more than just objects to be looked at. We’re people. You want to give me a compliment? Tell me I’m smart. Tell me I’m strong. - 28 Summers

Just be aware that what you achieve doesn’t matter as much as what kind of person you are. - 28 Summers

Weddings were tricky. They were either terrific or downright awful. - 28 Summers

You were each with other people but you’ve found your way back. Now that is true love. - 28 Summers

Marriage is a gamble with even odds; half the time it works, half the time it doesn’t. - 28 Summers

I love a woman who knows how to order. - 28 Summers

You are a nice person and a good person. Yes, you are. But even nice, good people aren’t perfect. Everybody has weaknesses. I suspect there’s a secret you’re keeping as well. Maybe even something big? - 28 Summers

I have come to the realization that love is love. And really, there’s no explaining it. - 28 Summers

Pregnancy and childbirth aren’t particularly fair. Women get the short end of the stick. They have to carry the baby, they endure the pain of delivery, and the time-consuming job of nursing ... and that’s only the beginning. - 28 Summers

Wine and confessions are the best of friends. - 28 Summers

What does it take to know a person? Time. It takes time. - 28 Summers

Love is love - or not-love is not-love, as the case may be - and, really, there’s no explaining it. - 28 Summers

The perfect couple? There’s no such thing. - 28 Summers

Very few situations are purely good or purely bad. - 28 Summers

Politics covers such a vast spectrum of issues that it’s unlikely any two Americans hold the exact same views; each person’s political DNA is unique, like biological DNA. - 28 Summers

The anticipation is ecstasy. It’s a perfectly ripe strawberry dipped in melted milk chocolate; it’s a roaring fire on a snowy night; it’s a double rainbow; the green-glass barrel of a wave; the first sip of ice-cold champagne. - 28 Summers

In teaching, as with everything in life, you get out of it what you put into it. - 28 Summers

Texting is dangerous, they’ve both agreed. It’s tempting, oh, so tempting, to shoot Mallory a message every time he’s thinking of her, but they both know people who have been discovered this way - entire affairs, secret relationships, double lives, et cetera, revealed on a cell phone bill. - 28 Summers

No secret in the history of the world has ever been successfully kept. The truth always comes out. - 28 Summers

Men are not the enemy. [...] What I’ve found in Congress and in my professional life in general is that men want women to succeed. It’s the women who are cloak-and-dagger. - 28 Summers

You’re young. And the worst thing about being young is not being able to appreciate that you’re young because you aren’t old enough to know any better. - 28 Summers

What does money even mean if you can’t spend it on the things that make you happy? - 28 Summers

When you’re running for president of the United States your life has to be transparent. A clean window. - 28 Summers