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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes that run Deep

The perks of being a wallflower is a best selling novel by Stephan Chbosky whose story runs on the lines of a series of letter written by the narrator to an unknown recipient. The movie circumvolves around Charlie who is an introvert teenager owing to the things that happened in his past.


The Perks of being a Wallflower also addresses various domains including introversion, drug use, sexuality and mental health, while also making several references to other literary works, films, and pop culture in general.

Stephan Chbosky himself directed the movie, “The Perks of being a Wallflower” starring Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Logan Lerman which catapulted the sales of the novel and boosted it enough to make it to The New York Times Best Sellers List.

It took Chbosky five years to develop all the characters and other aspects of the story from his own memories.
The Perks of being a Wallflower touches a very sensitive nerve inside and gives meaning to the word called life.
“And in those moment, I swear, We are Infinite”- these were the closing lines of the movie that evokes a faint smile on your face.

Here is a complete list of all the quotes from The Perks of Being a Wallflower that will touch your souls in such a way that you will live in its afterglow Forever.

Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes with page numbers

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  1. “I just need to know that someone out there listens and understands and doesn’t try to sleep with people even if they could have. I need to know that these people exist.”
    ~ page.2, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  2. “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”
    ~ page.2, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  3. “It’s just that I don’t want to be somebody’s crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it too. I want them to be able to do whatever they want around me. And if they do something I don’t like, I’ll tell them.”
    ~page.201, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  4. “Bridget who is crazy said that sometimes she thought about suicide when commercials come on during TV. She was sincere and this puzzled the guidance counsellors.”
    ~page-3, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  5. “I asked Patrick if he felt sad that he had to keep it a secret, and Patrick just said that he wasn’t sad because at least now, Brad doesn’t have to get drunk or stoned to make love.”
    ~ Charlie, page-109, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  6. “Do you always think this much, Charlie?”
    “Is that bad?” I just wanted someone to tell me the truth.
    “Not necessarily. It’s just that sometimes people use thought to not participate in life.”
    “Is that bad?”
    “Yes.”
    ~ page-24, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  7. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand. You’re a wallflower.
    ~ page-37, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  8. Maybe it’s good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, I think that the only perspective is to really be there.
    ~page-212, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  9. I am very interested and fascinated by how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.
    ~page-56, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  10. “He’s a wallflower…You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.”
    ~ page 95, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  11. And we kept dancing. It was the one time all day that I really wanted the clock to stop. And just be there for a long time.
    ~page-193, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  12. I hope it’s the kind of second side that he can listen to whenever he drives alone and feel like he belongs to something whenever he’s sad. I hope it can be that for him.
    ~ page-62, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  13. I remembered this one time that I never told anyone about. The time we were walking. Just the three of us. And I was in the middle. I don’t remember where and I don’t remember when. I don’t even remember the season. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged somewhere.
    ~page-198, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  14. Some kids look at me strange in the hallways because I don’t decorate my locker, and I’m the one who beat up Sean and couldn’t stop crying after he did it. I guess I’m pretty emotional.
    ~page-8, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  15. “When we got out of the tunnel, Sam screamed this really fun scream, and there it was. Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. Sam sat down and started laughing. Patrick started laughing. I started laughing. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.”
    ~Charlie, page-98, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  16. I look at people holding hands in the hallways, and I try to think about how it all works. At the school dances, I sit in the background, and I tap my toe, and I wonder how many couples will dance to ‘their song.’ In the hallways, I see the girls wearing the guys’ jackets, and I think about the idea of property. And I wonder if anyone is really happy. I hope they are. I really hope they are.
    ~page-23-24, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  17. It’s just that I don’t want to be somebody’s crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it too. I want them to be able to do whatever they want around me. And if they do something I don’t like, I’ll tell them.
    ~page-201, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  18. “I hate you.”
    My sister said it different than she did to my dad. She meant it with me. She really did.
    “I love you,” was all I could say in return.
    “You’re a freak, you know that? You’ve always been a freak. Everyone says so. They always have.”
    “I’m trying not to be.”
    ~page-26, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  19. “It’s too bad you’re not gay.”
    That made me stop crying a little bit.
    “ Then again, if you were gay, I would never date you. You’re a mess.”
    That made me start laughing a little bit.

    “You know, Patrick? If I were gay, I’d want to date you.”
    “Of course.”
    ~page-136-137, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  20. “You ever think, Charlie, that our group is the same as any other group like the football team? And the only real difference between us is what we wear and why we wear it?”
    ~Patrick, page-363, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  21. “Charlie. Please don’t take this the wrong way. I’m not trying to make you feel uncomfortable. I just want you to know that you’re special…and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has.”
    ~Bill, page-425, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  22. “In the silence, I remembered this one time that I never told anybody about. The time we were walking. Just the three of us. And I was in the middle. I don’t remember where we were walking to or where we were walking from. I don’t even remember the season. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged somewhere.”
    ~Charlie, pages-467-468, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  23. “If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it, too.”
    ~Sam, page-474, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes
  24. “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.”
    ~Charlie, page 497, Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes

Perks of being a Wallflower Quotes by Stephen Chbosky

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  1. “Try to be a filter, not a sponge.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  2. “Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  3. “It’s much easier not to know things sometimes.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  4. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  5. “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  6. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  7. “I am both happy and sad at the same time, and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  8. “I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  9. “It’s just that I don’t want to be somebody’s crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it too.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  10. “Enjoy it. Because it’s happening.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  11. “It was the kind of kiss that made me know that I was never so happy in my whole life.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  12. “Sometimes people use thought to not participate in life.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  13. “I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.”
    ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes

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  1. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  2. I look at people holding hands in the hallways, and I try to think about how it all works. At the school dances, I sit in the background, and I tap my toe, and I wonder how many couples will dance to ‘their song.’ In the hallways, I see the girls wearing the guys’ jackets, and I think about the idea of property. And I wonder if anyone is really happy. I hope they are. I really hope they are.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  3. And In That Moment I swear we were infinite.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  4. It was the kind of kiss that made me know that I was never so happy in my whole life.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  5. And if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have. Good and bad.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  6. And nobody felt sad as long as we could post-pone tomorrow with more nostalgia.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  7. So, if this does end up being my last letter, please believe that things are good with me, and even when they’re not, they will be soon enough. And I will believe the same about you.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  8. Maybe it’s good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, I think that the only perspective is to really be there.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  9. It’s great that you can listen and be a shoulder to someone, but what about when someone doesn’t need a shoulder? What if they need the arms or something like that? You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You just can’t. You have to do things.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  10. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  11. And we kept dancing. It was the one time all day that I really wanted the clock to stop. And just be there for a long time.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  12. If you care about somebody you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  13. It’s just that I don’t want to be somebody’s crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it too. I want them to be able to do whatever they want around me. And if they do something I don’t like, I’ll tell them.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  14. Enjoy it. Because it’s happening.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  15. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  16. So I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  17. I am very interested and fascinated by how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  18. Everyone else is either asleep or having sex. I’ve been watching cable television and eating jell-o.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes
  19. There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Love Quotes

Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Aunt Helen

  1. “And I know that my aunt Helen would still be alive today if she just bought me one present like everybody else. She would be alive if I were born on a day that didn’t snow. I would do anything to make this go away. I miss her terribly. I have to stop writing now because I am too sad. Love always, Charlie”
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Aunt Helen
  2. Aunt Helen: It’ll be our little secret.
    Aunt Helen: It’ll be our little secret, Charlie.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Aunt Helen
  3.  My sister is a tease and a snob. I told her not to say anything like that about my sister again.
    ~ Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Aunt Helen

Mary Elizabeth Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

  1. “You pervert”.
    Charlie, Charlie, what do you think about high school?
    This kid is crazy.
    ~ Mary Elizabeth Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  2. Mary Elizabeth: Charlie, Charlie, what do you think about high school
    Mary Elizabeth: Charlie, Charlie, what do you think about high school?
    Charlie: High school? Bullshit. The cafeteria is called the Nutrition Center; people wear their letter jackets even when it’s 98 degrees out. And why do they give out letter jackets to marching band? It’s not a sport. We all knows it.
    Mary Elizabeth: This kid is crazy.
    Charlie: Mary Elizabeth, I think you’re really gonna regret that, you know haircut when you look back at old photographs. I’m really sorry. That sounded like a compliment in my head.
    Charlie: Mary Elizabeth, I think you’re really gonna regret that, you know, haircut when you look back at old photographs. I’m really sorry. That sounded like a compliment in my head.
    ~ Mary Elizabeth Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Sam

  1. You can’t just sit there and put everyone else’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love.
    ~ Sam ,The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  2. “I’m going to do what I want to do.I’m going to be who I really am. And I’m going to figure out what that is.”
    ~ Sam,The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  3. Sam: Why do I and everyone I love pick people who treat us like we’re nothing?
    Charlie: We accept the love we think we deserve.
    ~ Sam,The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  4. I want to make sure that the first person that kisses you loves you.
    ~ Sam ,The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  5. “If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it, too.”
    ~Sam, The perks of being a wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship

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  1. Hmmm, this sounds more like a Facebook friend than an actual friend. After all, he tells us that he only knows one thing about the person and has never even met him or her in person.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  2. Normally I am very shy, but [Patrick] seemed like the kind of guy you could just walk up to at a football game even though you were three years younger and not popular. Charlie acts against his shy nature, and he gets some friends as a reward. What do you think—is this a step in the right direction for Charlie, or is Patrick just a super understanding guy?
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  3. “I sat down and tried to write a story. “Ian MacArthur is a wonderful sweet fellow who wears glasses and peers out of them with delight.” That was the first sentence. The problem was that I just couldn’t think of the next one. After cleaning my room three times, I decided to leave Ian alone for a while because I was starting to get mad at him.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  4. “It’s much easier to not know things sometimes. Things change and friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anybody.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  5. “If it meant that I would never get to think of you that way, as long as you were happy, it was okay.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  6. “Every person has to live his or her own life and then make the choice to share it with other people.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  7. “I’m going to do what I want to do. I’m going to be who I really am. And I’m going to figure out what that is.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  8. “I don’t know if it’s better to be close with your daughter or make sure that she has a better life than you do.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  9. “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  10. “Girls are weird, and I don’t mean that offensively. I just can’t put it any other way.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  11. “Nobody felt sad as long as we could postpone tomorrow with more nostalgia.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  12. “It’s nice to have things to look forward to.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  13. “Maybe these are my glory days, and I’m not ever realizing it because they involve a ball.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  14. “It was the kind of kiss I could never tell my friends about out loud. It was the kind of kiss that made me know I was never so happy in my whole life.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  15.  “Things change, friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anybody.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  16. “I’m just thinking too fast– much too fast.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  17. “I was very grateful to have heard it again. Because I guess we all forget sometimes. And I think everyone is special in their own way. I really do.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship.
  18. Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  19. “I just think it’s bad when a boy looks at a girl and thinks that the way he sees her is better than she actually is. And I think it’s bad when the most honest way a boy can look at a girl is through a camera.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  20. “I put my head under my pillow and let the quiet put things where they are supposed to be.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  21. “Maybe it’s good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, I think that the only perspective is to really be there.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  22. “I want to make sure that the first person you kiss loves you, okay?”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  23. It’s like looking at all the students and wondering who’s had their heart broken that day,
    and how they are able to cope with having three quizzes and a book report on top of that.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  24. I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  25. If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  26. I just think it’s bad when a boy looks at a girl and thinks that the way he sees her is better than she actually is. And I think it’s bad when the most honest way a boy can look at a girl is through a camera.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  27. Everyone is special in their own way.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  28. I want to make sure that the first person you kiss loves you, okay?
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship
  29. I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won’t tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that because it wouldn’t change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes about Friendship

Charlie Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

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  1. “In the silence, I remembered this one time that I never told anybody about. The time we were walking. Just the three of us. And I was in the middle. I don’t remember where we were walking to or where we were walking from. I don’t even remember the season. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged somewhere.”
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  2. If my English teacher is the only friend I make today… that would be sorta depressing.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  3. Touch my friends again, and I’ll blind you.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  4. “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.”
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  5. Sam then gave me a hug, and it was strange because my family doesn’t hug a lot except my Aunt Helen.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  6. Charlie: I know who you are Sam. I…I know I’m quiet, and I know that I should speak more, but if you knew the things that were in my head the most of the time you’d know what it really meant…how much we are alike, how we’ve been through the same things…and you’re not small…you’re beautiful.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  7. Normally I am very shy, but [Patrick] seemed like the kind of guy you could just walk up to at a football game even though you were three years younger and not popular.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  8. I am really in love with Sam, and it hurts very much.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  9. I love Twinkies, and the reason I am saying that is because we are all supposed to think of reasons to live.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  10. Before she left, she hugged me again. Two in one day! I really do love my sister. Especially when she’s nice.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  11. I don’t know if I will have the time to write any more letters, because I might be too busy trying to participate. So if this does end up being the last letter, I just want you to know that I was in a bad place before I started high school and you helped me. Even if you didn’t know what I was talking about or know someone who’s gone through it, you made me not feel alone.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  12. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive. And you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song on that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment, I swear…..We are infinite.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  13. Right now we are alive and in this moment. I swear we are infinite.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  14. I don’t know if I will have the time to write anymore letters because I might be too busy trying to participate. So if this does end up being the last letter, I just want you to know that I was in a bad place before I started high school and you helped me.Even if you didn’t know what I was talking about or know someone who’s gone through it. You made me not feel alone. Because I know there are people who say all these things don’t happen. And there are people who forget what it’s like to be sixteen when they turn seventeen. And know these will all be stories someday and our pictures will become old photographs and we’ll all become somebody’s mom or dad. But right now these moments are not stories. This is happening. I am here and I am looking at her and she is so beautiful. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story, you are alive. And you stand up and see the lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder, when you were listening to that song on that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment, I swear, we are infinite.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  15. “You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love.”
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  16. I don’t know if you’ve ever felt like that. That you wanted to sleep for a thousand years. Or just not exist. Or just not be aware that you do exist. Or something like that. I think wanting that is very morbid, but I want it when I get like this. That’s why I’m trying not to think. I just want it all to stop spinning.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  17. Maybe my whole family has been high, and we just don’t tell each other these things.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  18. Mary Elizabeth, I think you’re really gonna regret that, you know haircut when you look back at old photographs. I’m really sorry. That sounded like a compliment in my head.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  19. I walked up to my grandfather and gave him a hug and a kiss on the cheek. He wiped my lip print off with his palm and gave me a look. He doesn’t like the boys in the family to touch him.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  20. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive, and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song and that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment I swear, we are infinite.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  21. Patrick: Let’s raise our glasses to Charlie.
    Charlie: What did I do?
    Patrick: You didn’t do anything. We just want to toast our new friend. You see things and you understand. Your a a wallflower. . .What is it what’s wrong?
    Patrick: You didn’t do anything. We just want to toast our new friend. You see things and you understand. Your a a wallflower… What is it what’s wrong?
    Charlie: I didn’t think anyone noticed me.
    Patrick: Well we didn’t think there was anyone cool left to meet. To Charlie.
    Sam: Welcome to the island of misfit toys.
  22. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged somewhere.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  23. I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  24. You’re not small, you’re beautiful.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  25. Things change. And friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anybody.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  26. So, I guess we are who we are for alot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  27. Charlie: So, you’re not scared of me?
    Sam: No.
    Charlie: So, we can be friends again?
    Sam: Of course! [She hugs him] Sam: Of course!
    Sam: C’mon. Lets go be psychos together!
  28. I decided then that when I met someone I thought was as beautiful as the song [“Something” by the Beatles], I should give it to that person.
    ~ Charlie, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

Patrick Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

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  1. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand. You’re a wallflower.
    ~Patrick, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  2. I’ll tell you Sam, this one is tough. I have received a harmonica, a magnetic poetry set, a book about Harvey Milk, and a mix tape with the song Asleep on it twice. I mean, I have no idea. This collection of presents are so gay that I think I must have given them to myself. Despite that distinct possibility, I’m going to have to go with, drum roll, Charlie! Obviously!
    ~Patrick, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  3. You could write about us. Call it Slut and the Falcon, make us solve crimes.
    ~Patrick, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  4. BE AGGRESSIVE, PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE!
    ~Patrick, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  5. After a while, the whole [hooking-up] thing just wasn’t interesting to [Patrick] anymore, and he ran out of things to keep himself numb.
    ~Patrick, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  6. Suck it, virginity pledges, suck it!!
    ~Patrick, Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes
  7. Charlie: I really wanna be a writer but I don’t know what I’d write about.
    Sam: You can write about us.
    Patrick: Call it ‘The slut and the falcon’ make us solve crimes.
    Patrick: So hows your first relationship going?
    Charlie: It’s so bad that sometimes I fantasize that one of us is dying of cance

The Perk of Being a Wallflower Movie Quotes

  1. We Accept the Love We Think We Deserve
    Sam: “I had lunch with Craig today.”
    Charlie: “Oh yeah?”
    Sam: “He said he was sorry and that I was right to break up with him. I was driving away and feeling so small, just asking myself, ‘Why do I and everyone I love pick people who treat us like we’re nothing?'”
    Charlie: “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Quotes
  2. Below average!
    Teacher: “Pretty good, Charlie… [to Patrick] You’ve got to be kidding me.”
    Patrick: “If you fail me, you get me next semester.”…
    Patrick: “Wooooo! C minus, ladies and gentlemen! I am below average!”
    Sam: “Below average!
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Quotes
  3. “Let’s go be psychos together Sam: “How you doing, Charlie?”
    Charlie: “Uh, you know, I don’t know. I keep trying but I can’t really remember what I did.”
    Sam: “Do you want me to tell you?”
    Charlie: “Yeah”
    Sam: “You saved my brother, that’s what you did.”
    Charlie: “So you’re not going to scare on me?”
    Sam: “No”
    Charlie: “Can we be friends again?”
    Sam: “Of course… Come on, let’s go be psychos together.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Quotes
  4. I feel infinite
    Charlie: “What is she doing?”
    Patrick: “Don’t worry. She does it all the time.”
    Sam: “Turn it up!”
    Patrick: “Got it, your highness… What?”
    Charlie: “I feel infinite.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Quotes

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes

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  1. There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  2. Every one else is either asleep or having sex. I’ve been watching cable television and eating jello.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  3. “I hate you.”
    My sister said it different than she did to my dad. She meant it with me. She really did.
    “I love you,” was all I could say in return.
    “You’re a freak, you know that? You’ve always been a freak. Everyone says so. They always have.”
    “I’m trying not to be.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  4. “Then, I turned around and walked to my room and closed my door and put my head under my pillow and let the quiet put things where they are supposed to be.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  5. I hope it’s the kind of second side that he can listen to whenever he drives alone and feel like he belongs to something whenever he’s sad. I hope it can be that for him.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  6. I just think it’s bad when a boy looks at a girl and thinks that the way he sees her is better than she actually is. And I think it’s bad when the most honest way a boy can look at a girl is through a camera.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  7. I guess I could tell people about Punk Rocky and walking home from school and things like that. Maybe these are my glory days, and I’m not even realizing it because they don’t involve a ball.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  8. “But there’s another difference between you and her. You see… Kelly believes in women’s rights so much that she would never let a guy hit her. I guess I can’t say that about you.” I swear to God, we almost died.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  9. I think it was the first time in my life I ever felt like I looked “good”. Do you know what I mean? That nice feeling when you look in the mirror, and your hair’s right for the first time in your life? I don’t think we should base so much on weight, muscles, and a good hair day, but when it happens, it’s nice. It really is.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  10. I am very interested and fascinated by how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  11. I really think that everyone should have watercolors, magnetic poetry, and a harmonica.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  12. I just need to know that someone out there listens and understands and doesn’t try to sleep with people even if they could have. I need to know that these people exist.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  13. If you care about somebody you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  14. And we kept dancing. It was the one time all day that I really wanted the clock to stop. And just be there for a long time.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  15. Bridget who is crazy said that sometimes she thought about suicide when commercials come on during TV. She was sincere and this puzzled the guidance counsellors.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  16. “Do you always think this much, Charlie?”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  17. “Is that bad?” I just wanted someone to tell me the truth.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  18. “Not necessarily. It’s just that sometimes people use thought to not participate in life.””Is that bad?”
    “Yes.”
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  19. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  20. And I closed my eyes because I wanted to know nothing but her arms.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  21. I just hope I remember to tell my kids that they are as happy as I look in my old photographs. And I hope that they believe me.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  22. It’s like he would take a photograph of Sam, and the photograph would be beautiful. And he would think that the reason the photograph was beautiful was because of how he took it. If I took it, I would know that the only reason it’s beautiful is because of Sam. I just think it’s bad when a boy looks at a girl and thinks that the way he sees the girl is better then the girl actually is. And I think it’s bad when the most honest way a boy can look at a girl is through a camera. It’s very hard for me to see Sam feel better about herself just because a boy sees her that way.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  23. It’s just hard to see a friend hurt this much. Especially when you can’t do anything except ‘be there.’ I just want to make him stop hurting, but I can’t. So I just follow him around whenever he wants to show me his world.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  24. Maybe it’s sad that these are now memories. And maybe it’s not sad.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes
  25. Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.
    ~ The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book Quotes