60+ Amazing Colleen Hoover Quotes

Searching for Colleen Hoover quotes from her bestsellers? Here is the most definitive list of quotes from her books that have enthralled millions.

Colleen Hoover is an American author of new adult and young adult romance novels, along with writing psychological thrillers.

Colleen Hoover has written twenty-four novels and novellas, many of which ranked #1 on New York Times Bestselling Lists. Collectively her books have 20 million books and she was also named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.

Her characters are relatable and the book delves into their inner worlds which helps the readers resonate with their thoughts, feelings, and vulnerabilities.

She regularly explores themes such as loss, trauma, mental health, and personal growth. While romance is usually the central theme of her books, she doesn’t shy away from exploring the challenges that relationships can bring, addressing personal boundaries, trust, and communication.

Amazing Colleen Hoover Quotes

Let explore some popular quotes from Colleen Hoover’s best books such as It Ends With Us, Slammed Series, Hopeless and many more…

Quotes from It Ends With Us

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

“There is no such thing as bad people. We’re all just people who sometimes do bad things.”

“Not a lot of people have the courage to say what they’re actually thinking.”

“All humans make mistakes. What determine a person’s character aren’t the mistakes we make. It is how we take those mistakes and turn them into lessons rather than excuses.”

“Sometimes an unexpected wave comes along, sucks you up and refuses to spit you back out. Ryle is my unexpected tidal wave, and right now I’m skimming the beautiful surface.”

“It takes an astronomical amount of pain and courage to disrupt a familiar pattern.”

“Sometimes it seems easier to just keep running in the same familiar circles, rather than facing the fear of jumping and possibly not landing on your feet.”

“Fifteen seconds. That’s all it takes to completely change everything about a person. Fifteen.”

“In the future…if by some miracle you ever find yourself in the position to fall in love again…fall in love with me.”

“Naked truths aren’t always pretty.”

Quotes from Slammed

Slammed by Colleen Hoover

“Don’t take life too seriously. Punch it in the face when it needs a good hit. Laugh at it.”

“Question everything. Your love, your religion, your passion. If you don’t have questions, you’ll never find answers.”

“Push your boundaries, that’s what they’re there for.”

“Imperfections define perfection”

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Quotes from It Starts With Us

It Starts With Us

“I can draw a seedling with two tiny branches. Yours and mine. We’ll be on our own brand-new, tiny family tree—one that starts with us.”

“We don’t focus too much on what isn’t working out in our lives. We focus on what is, and there’s a lot to be grateful for.”

“Maybe the idea of love ending being a negative thing is simply a matter of perspective. Because to me, the idea that a love came to an end means that, at some point, there was love that existed. And there was a time in my life, before you, when I was completely untouched by it.”

“My choice helped me realize that sometimes the hardest decisions a person can make will most likely lead to the best outcomes.”

“Sometimes people think if they love a broken person enough, they can be what finally repairs them, but the problem with that is the other person just ends up broken, too.”

Quotes from Hopeless

Hopeless By Colleen Hoover

“The sky is always beautiful. Even when it’s dark or rainy or cloudy, it’s still beautiful to look at…it’ll be there no matter what…and I know it’ll always be beautiful.”

“I want you to keep them open…because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.”

“You don’t deserve words, Sky. You deserve actions.”

“It’s real, Six. You can’t get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It’s the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.”

“But the mysterious Holder has been keeping secrets of his own, and once they are revealed, Sky is changed forever and her ability to trust may be a casualty of the truth.”

“I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. Because those bad things aren’t you. They are just things that happen to you. You need to accept that who you are and the things that happen you, are not one and the same.”

“He terrifies her and captivates her all in the span of just one encounter, and something about the way he makes her feel sparks buried memories from a past that she wishes could just stay buried.”

“My lack of access to the real world has been replaced completely by books, and it can’t be healthy to live in a land of happily ever afters.”

“It’s what happens when two people become one: they no longer only share love. They also share all of the pain, heartache, sorrow, and grief.”

“Sky struggles to keep him at a distance knowing he’s nothing but trouble, but Holder insists on learning everything about her. After finally caving to his unwavering pursuit, Sky soon finds that Holder isn’t at all who he’s been claiming to be.”

“Sometimes you have to choose between a bunch of wrong choices and no right ones. You just have to choose which wrong choices feels the least wrong.”

“I’ve never been swept off my feet. I don’t get butterflies. In fact the whole idea of being swooned by anyone is foreign to me. Somehow, in the course of sixty seconds, this guy has managed to swoon me, then terrify the hell out of me.”

“But no matter how mad I’ve been, I never for one second stopped wanting you here with me.”

“Not everyone gets a happily ever after. Life is real and sometimes it’s ugly and you just have to learn how to cope.”

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Quotes from Regretting You

Regretting You

“Attraction isn’t something that only happens once, with one person. It’s part of what drives humans. Our attraction to each other, to art, to food, to entertainment. Attraction is fun. So when you decide to commit to someone, you aren’t saying, ‘I promise I’ll never be attracted to anyone else.’ You’re saying, ‘I promise to commit to you, despite my potential future attraction to other people.’”

“[P]eople who make mistakes usually learn from them. That doesn’t make them hypocrites. It makes them experienced.”

“Sometimes you have to walk away from the fight in order to win it.”

“I’m confident that I’ll never spend a single second of my life regretting you.”

“Heartbreak builds character.”

Quotes from Never, Never

Never Never by Colleen Hoover

“I want to feel that again. I want to remember what it feels like to love someone like that. And not just anyone. I want to know what it feels like to love…”

“We want to find someone who believes in us. Who will take our side and make us feel less lonely.”

“I could spend every day getting to know you all over again…and I don’t think I’d get sick of it.”

“She’s familiar. My only familiar thing in a world of inconsistency and confusion.”

Quotes from Ugly Love

Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

“Love isn’t always pretty. Sometimes you spend all your time hoping it’ll eventually be something different. Something better. Then, before you know it, you’re back to square one, and you lost your heart somewhere along the way.”

“When life gives you lemons, make sure you know whose eyes you need to squeeze them in.”

“Sometimes not speaking says more than all the words in the world.”
Quotes from Maybe Series

“I don’t want you to change…. I’m not in love with who you could be, or who you used to be, or who the world says you should be. I’m in love with you, right now. Just like this.”

“We try so hard to hide everything we’re really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most.”

“…People don’t get to choose who they fall in love with. They only get to choose who they stay in love with.”

“Hey, heart. Are you listening? You and I are officially at war.”

“Sometimes in life, we need a few bad days in order to keep the good ones in perspective.”

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Quotes from Confess: A Novel

Confess by Colleen Hoover

“I think love is a hard word to define…You can love a lot of things about a person and still not love the whole person.”

“There are people you meet that you get to know, and then there are people you meet that you already know.”

“Some secrets should never turn into confessions. I know that better than anyone.”

“Selflessness. It should be the basis of every relationship. If a person truly cares about you, they’ll get more pleasure from the way they make you feel, rather than the way you make them feel.”

“Please don’t allow anyone to make you feel less than what you are.”

Quotes from November 9

November 9 by Colleen Hoover

“She’s not the kind of girl you choose your battles for. She’s the kind of girl you fight to the death for.”

“When you find love, you take it. You grab it with both hands and you do everything in your power not to let it go. You can’t just walk away from it and expect it to linger until you’re ready for it.”

“You’ll never be able to find yourself if you’re lost in someone else.”

Quotes from Reminder of Him

Reminders of Him

“People say you fall in love, but fall is such a sad word when you think about it. Falls are never good. You fall on the ground, you fall behind, you fall to your death. Whoever was the first person to say they fell in love must have already fallen out of it. Otherwise, they’d have called it something much better.”

“There was before you and there was during you. For some reason, I never thought there would be an after you.”

“Now that I’ve forgiven myself, the reminders of him only make me smile.”

“Reading is a hobby, but for some of us, it’s an escape from the difficulties we face. To all of you who escape into books, I want to thank you for escaping into this one.”

“We’re all just a bunch of sad people doing what we have to do to make it until tomorrow.”

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Quotes from All Your Perfects

All Your Perfects

“If you only shine light on your flaws, all your perfects will dim.”

“What’s the secret to a perfect marriage?” The old man leaned forward and looked at me very seriously, “Our marriage hasn’t been perfect. No marriage is perfect. There were times when she gave up on us. There were even more times when I gave up on us. The secret to our longevity is that we never gave up at the same time.”

“When you meet someone who is good for you, they won’t fill you with insecurities by focusing on your flaws. They’ll fill you with inspiration, because they’ll focus on all the best parts of you.”

“I hope you choose the road that will make you the happiest. Even if it’s not a choice I’ll love, I will still always love you. Whether I’m a part of your life or not. You deserve happiness more than anyone I know.”

“No matter how much you love someone—the capacity of that love is meaningless if it outweighs your capacity to forgive.”

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