“We are all liars. We all have secrets. We all hide things from the people we love.”

“But when you’re fifteen, life can turn upside down in a single day.”

“We were Liars. We were beautiful and privileged. We were liars and cowards. We were friends and we hated each other.”

“What if we found out that everything we thought was true was actually a lie?”

“Somehow you cannot say that to the people you love, nor can you say it to the people that most need to hear it, for fear of showing them that you are broken and lost and that they can’t fix you.”

“Silence is a protective coating over pain.”

“Guilt is a powerful force. It can drive us to do what we never thought possible.”

“I was lying, and I knew it. But I couldn’t stop.”

“I could hear him breathing. He was alive, but not alive in the way I needed him to be.” “I should have told the truth. But I didn’t.”

“Maybe we accept the love we think we deserve.”

“You want to believe that the worst is over, that the pain and the fear can’t touch you now. But every time you tell yourself that, you’re a little less believable.”

“I was drowning, but nobody would hear my cries for help.” NOT TALKING QUOTES

“The truth is a hard pill to swallow. But sometimes it’s necessary for healing to begin.”

“We cling to memories as if they define us, but they don’t. What we do defines us.”

“We have this idea that big, life-changing moments are rare. But maybe they’re not.”

“I was pretending to be someone I wasn’t, and it was exhausting.”

“It’s hard to know who to trust when lies are everywhere.”

“Some things are too painful to remember, and too powerful to forget.”

“I wanted to be strong, but I didn’t know how.”

“Every family has its secrets, but some are more dangerous than others.”

“Pain changes people. It makes them do things they never thought they were capable of.”

“We were broken. But we were also survivors.”

“The thing about liars is that they don’t just lie to other people. They lie to themselves, too.”