The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky
Sadness Quotes in The Perks of Being a Wallflower
How we cite our quotes: (Part.Chapter.Paragraph)
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. (2.14.9)
These feelings are beyond sadness—they're approaching serious depression.
I can hear Sam and Craig having sex, and for the first time in my life, I understand the end of that poem. And I never wanted to. You have to believe me. (2.15.12)
Charlie's talking about the poem he read to Patrick: "A Person, a Paper, a Promise." Even when he's fatalistically depressed, this kid never ceases to defend his emotions. Does he really believe what he's saying, or is he trying to convince himself?