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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  

by Stephen Chbosky

Friendship Quotes in The Perks of Being a Wallflower

How we cite our quotes: (Part.Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #7

Sam and Patrick looked at me. And I looked at them. And I think they knew. Not anything specific really. They just knew. And I think that's all you can ever ask from a friend. (2.10.6)

Enough said.

Quote #8

I don't know how much longer I can keep going without a friend. I used to be able to do it very easily, but that was before I knew what having a friend was like. (4.1.16)

Friends are kind of like a drug for Charlie—going through withdrawal is painful.

Quote #9

I just couldn't watch them hurt Patrick even if things weren't clear just yet. (4.3.17)

Even though their friendship is strained, Charlie is loyal to Patrick in the Nutrition Center showdown. But it takes an extreme situation—like Patrick getting destroyed by Brad and his buddies—for Charlie to be prompted to act.

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