The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Important Quotations Explained
1. She squinted,
wishing for a break in the clouds. She wanted to see the ocean.
She wanted to figure out which way was north. She wanted the big
picture before she landed.
2. “Is it
possible it’s not the worst thing in the world?” she asked, looking
down. “I mean, compared to the really bad things?”
he spoke the truth or not, he thought he could make her feel better,
and he really, really wanted to.
But it wasn’t what she needed. Her need was as big as the stars, and he was down there on the beach, so quiet she could hardly hear him.
4. They gave
her courage. The Pants mysteriously held the attributes of her three
best friends, and luckily bravery was one of them. She would give
the Pants what meager gifts she had, but courage was the thing she
she thought as she walked, Brian McBrian was onto something important.
Maybe happiness didn’t have to be about the big, sweeping circumstances,
about having everything in your life in place. Maybe it was about stringing
together a bunch of small pleasures.
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