“We are like Humpty Dumpty and all these king’s horses and all these king’s men cannot put us back together again.” -Mia

“…Teddy was like half kid brother and half my own kid.” -Mia

“You tell her to take all the time she needs, but to come on back.” -Nurse Ramirez

“If I stay. If I live. It’s up to me.” -Mia

“I decide. I know this now. And this terrifies me more than anything else that has happened today.” -Mia

“I love that you’re fragile and tough, quiet and kick-ass.” -Adam

“You can have your wishes, your plans, but at the end of the day, it’s out of your control.” -Dad

“But that’s what I want and I could see why it might not be what you want.” -Gramps

“Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you.” -Dad

“Either way you win. And either way you lose. What can I tell you? Love’s a bitch.” -Mom

“Even going to jail would be easy compared to losing you.” -Kim

“And I bet she’ll be a stronger person because of what she’s lost today.” -Mia

“‘You still have a family,’ she whispers.”

“There’s no word for what happened to you. There’s no good side of it. But there IS something to live for.” -Adam

“And the memories of life as it was, and the flashes of it as it might be, are coming so fast and furious.” -Mia

-Mia, Nurse Ramirez, Adam, Dad, Gramps, Mom, Kim; If I Stay



“…behind those tough acts is actually a wounded person seeking for help or comfort.” -Annika

“Don’t get yourself hurt. I’ve witnessed how painful it could be.” -Seven

“Afterall, wala naman akong mapapala kung magagalit lang ako sa kanila habambuhay. Anger just adds pain to ur already burdened heart.” -Yuri

“Don’t worry, Seven. Everytime I play a game, I make sure my pieces win.” -Memo

“…but forgiving is one of those medicines you’ll need to take in order to heal completely.” -Annika

-Annika, Seven, Yuri, and Memo; I Met A Jerk Whose Name Is Seven


“Alam mo Miss, kung marunong lang magbigayan ang mga tao, sigurado akong mas masaya angĀ  buhay.” -Taxi driver

“When in doubt, walkout!” -Jackie

“Ganun siguro talaga lahat ng lalaki, napaka-defensive. Gusto nila sila yung laging panalo. Pero kapag alam na nilang matatalo na sila, dinadaan na lang nila sa galit.” -Jackie

“Kung maganda kasi ang tingin mo sa buhay, maganda rin ang tingin ng buhay sa’yo.” -Dan/Alex

“Sanay na sanay na ako sa mga taong nagdaraan, uupo at maya-maya’y aalis na sa buhay ko.” -Kath

“Minsan kasi, tayo mismo yung nagsasara ng pinto para sa mga taong nasa paligid natin. Nawawalan tuloy sila ng chance na makausap at makilala ka pa.” -Shalee

“P.S. Tandaan mo, pag-gising mo bukas, mahal pa rin kita.” -Shalee

“Tama yan, Miss. Mas magandang ayusin mo muna ang lahat bago ka umalis para magaan sa loob mo kasi wala ka nang aalalahanin pang iba.” -Taxi driver

“Tulad nga ng sagot sa crossword puzzle na ’35, pahalang, contest sa tagalog,’ ang buhay ng tao ay isang patimpalak. May nananalo, may natatalo pero lahat, natututo.” -Jackie

“You will never be broken again! Have a happy ending! :)” -Marcelo Santos III

-Taxi driver, Jackie, Alex/Dan, Kath, Shalee, Marcelo Santos III; Para Sa Broken Hearted


“People sometimes talk about the power of first impressions, and believe me, there is truth to it. The path of your life can change in an instant. Not just the path of your life but the path of all your lives, the path of your soul. Whether you remember or not.” -Daniel

“Imagine dozens of lives and dozens of bodies in dozens of places among dozens of families, further complicated by dozens of deaths in between.” -Daniel

“You forget your victories, but you remember the losses.” -Lucy’s father

“When we stopped to eat in the midday, she spilled rice on my knee, and she smiled. I wanted her to spill a thousand things on me, lava, acid, bricks, anything, and smile each time.” -Daniel

“I wrote a note to myself. For later. To make me remember.” -Lucy

“I did the searching and remembering, she did the disappearing and the forgetting.” -Daniel

“There was a satisfaction in being right and a terror in finding so much evidence that the world didn’t work the way you or most other people thought it did.”

“Daniel once said dreams were filled with images and feelings from old lives.” -Constance

Was this the explanation for deja vu? She had the sensation of both folding it up to hide it away and unfolding it carefully to discover its secrets.”

“But when nature offers you one of her true gifts, there’s a special punishment for those who throw it away.” -Daniel

“She put her hand down to the ground to see what he would do. He clung to her for a few seconds. But then he reached his head out courageously.”

“You remember what is lost, and you forget what’s right in front of you.” -Amita/Ben

“They’d engraved the name they’d given him second and the name he’d given himself first.”

“He loved it because he’d been loved.”

“I think I’m really here.” -Daniel

“He had watched her die once before.”

“No! If you didn’t have a choice, you had to make a choice. If you didn’t have options, you made some. You couldn’t just let the world happen to you.” -Daniel

“Hey, baby,” -Daniel

“You gave more than you took, my love. We’re all square. You’re allowed to forget it now.” -Lucy

-Daniel, Lucy/Constance, Ben/Amita; My Name Is Memory


“No. I’ve decided that I will do whatever it takes to take you away from Kent.” -Harley

“Well, ‘I love you’ is not a question, right?” -Jhone

“Don’t cry. I did all that so you would never have to cry. Don’t waste my efforts now, okay?” -Harley

“Shit. This is why I didn’t want you to come with me to the airport.” -Kent

-Harley, Jhone and Kent; Secretly Married