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67 Courtney Peppernell Quotes from Author of Pillow Thoughts

Courtney Peppernell is an Australian poet and author who identifies as LGBT. Pillow Thoughts, her poetry book, is her most well-known work.

It has sold over one million copies worldwide since its release in 2017. Courtney also writes short tales and novels in addition to poetry.

Courtney Peppernell was born and raised in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia.

She has a passion for poetry and writing since she was a child. She went on to Wollong University to study communication, although she continued to compose short tales and other creative works.

Her debut novel, Chasing Paper Cranes, was released in 2015 after she started a blog. Peppernell went on to create and publish Pillow Thoughts I, a popular poetry collection, in 2016.

Andrew McMeel assisted her in re-releasing Pillow Thoughts when sales surged.

You will find below a curated collection of the best ‘Courtney Peppernell’ quotes that you can read and share with others.


Courtney Peppernell Quotes

I loved what we had too. The only difference was that I saw it as forever and you saw it as just for now. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I hope you find someone who reminds you that you deserve the love you give. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I knew what I was going to say; I had rehearsed my goodbye over and over again, but you left without a word. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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I am no more the person that you left than you are the person I miss. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I am sorry we are in different states and towns. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

It’s difficult to be the best version of yourself all the time. But perhaps life isn’t about that. You don’t have to always be in a good mood; you don’t have to always be sociable or productive. It’s about how much you try, even when it feels like life keeps flipping upside down. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Often I wonder what it may take for someone’s heart to grow cold and I think perhaps the reason is because their heart was left out in the rain. And so on rainy days I struggle because I still don’t know how to convince you that I will be outside in the storm with an umbrella just big enough to cover your heart. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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You are a battlefield. Never will there be a greater war than the one you hold with yourself. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I have been a little off balance since the day I met you. This is because I had never known what it is like to be perfectly aligned. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

She is scared to love again, because people change their minds. She is scared to love again, because people leave with no answers, and she is sick of thinking it’s because of her. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Deep Courtney Peppernell Quotes

The aches in my arms still surprise me, even years after letting you go. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

That’s the thing about people who are soft. Everyone else thinks they can walk all over them as though they won’t notice. But we do; we notice everything. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I forgave you for myself. Not for you. You were too selfish for me. So when you broke my heart, I decided to be selfish too. Selfish in the way I stopped Making everything about you. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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How does loneliness still exist with all these souls in the world? ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You stripped me of all my certainty and left me with all these bruises You stole so much of me, more than I had ever planned. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You’ve become so damaged That when someone Wants to give you What you deserve You have no idea How to respond. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Just tell me softly that you love me, because when you said my name, I swear my heart was never the same. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I’m learning to love myself, especially the thoughts in my mind. I’m learning that sometimes I will have dark thoughts and other times I won’t, and both are okay, as long as I remember I am always worth it. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

It’s exhausting to be locked in your head with all these thoughts that tie you down. Just for one moment, try with all your might to let go of all the things that stop you from being you. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Heart-Touching Courtney Peppernell Quotes

You just have to surround yourself with people who have the same heart as you. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

If you are in love and the love is returned, be grateful. Because if you take love for granted, it will be overturned. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Sometimes heartbreak is as simple as staring at the shelf of chocolate in the grocery store aisle and not knowing which one to choose because you used to always get her favorite. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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Just for one moment, try with all your might to let go of all the things that stop you from being you. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I understand why people take flight from bridges, I understand why a girl holds a blade to her wrist, I understand why a grown man cries counting all his lists. What I wish for the world to understand is that in these fragile moments, patience and love are needed most. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

If you were a novel, you’d be an adventure of sadness and happiness and love lost in between. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

We should kiss. Not because you passed my way by chance but because you stopped and I haven’t been the same since. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

The past does not define you. There will be people who once knew you intimately, but they don’t know you now. They may remember a chapter that once spoke to them, but they don’t get to know the chapters that are coming. You get to write those. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You are a lonely sailboat, afraid of drowning where no one will see. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Profound Courtney Peppernell Quotes

Be kind to yourself, the way you would be to someone you love. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Vibes are a necessity
Vibes are important
Especially the good ones
Look for them
Keep them
Genuine people are hard to find. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Words look different on pages than in your mind. On pages, they sit quietly, waiting to be read. But inside your head, they’re screaming, angry, hurting, bleeding red. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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I think if you let me, I’d build an observatory just to show you that all the stars in the universe will never shine as brightly as you. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I will not bandage all your Wounds
I will not kiss all your Bruises
I will not admire all your Scars
Instead I will watch you
As you bandage yourself
And mend all your bruises
And wear your own scars
Because you are your own Hero
And all your sadness is Yours
And I will love you Because of it All. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Don’t date broken girls, my mother said. But they deserve to be loved too. And so I loved a broken girl more than anything; I just didn’t realize she would break me too. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

She is tired of the promises that seem empty. Of believing magic may fix her broken heart. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Famous Courtney Peppernell Quotes

What am I going to do with all these things if I can never pack them away? ~ Courtney Peppernell.

One day you are going to look at someone and say, I survived. There is great satisfaction in that. Even more if the person staring back comes from your mirror. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Breathe in, breathe out slowly and count to ten. There is no rulebook on how to cope when these things end. You may not feel it now, but things will get better, even if life doesn’t tell you when. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I still feel the aches you left behind, even after all the time you have been gone. This heart of mine has been broken before, but this emptiness has never left me quite as sore. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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You will always be my destination, my home, my whole heart. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You never need to get an apology to someone who didn’t want your heart as much as your body. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Does art make sense to you? You are so brave an quiet; I think you would understand. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You can’t choose which parts of her you love. Even in all the ugly moments, she should still be the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with. People are not perfect, they have flaws. You don’t get to choose which ones to leave out. That’s not honest love. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Perhaps it’s just easier to smile and pretend everything is fine, rather than admit my heart’s a little swollen from losing something that wasn’t even mine. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I am the universe, and every possibility belongs to me. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Top Courtney Peppernell Quotes

One day you are ordering coffee every morning and the next you can’t even order coffee without thinking about ordering theirs too. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You are allowed to outgrow someone. If the river parts ways, you can forge your own path to the sea. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Sometimes sadness does not have a source. There is no immediate solution, no escape plan from its clutches. Instead, you learn to coincide, as though sadness is an old friend who needs a gentle nudge in the right direction. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You were always miles away. Maybe you were just always meant to be miles away. The distance saw us together in a dream and thought we were better off without all the mess. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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There is beauty in the chaos of living. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

They say don’t fall in love with writers because their poems are messy and their letters are empty words dressed up to look pretty. But I say fall in love with me because underneath the mess and in between the lines is a heart too full of love that would follow you to any city. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

We spend a lifetime with our feelings; try not to hurt those of others. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You spend your whole life convincing yourself you are a chapter worth following, and then someone comes along and doesn’t want to read the ending, and suddenly the whole story falls apart. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Love makes us both happy and sad and there is not a soul alive that has been able to understand why. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Powerful Courtney Peppernell Quotes

You do not have to show your face to the world every single day. You are allowed a day off. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

When we met, there was a pull. Like two magnets unsure of the way we wanted to feel. You told me that night you were afraid of fireworks but loved colors in the sky. And all week I’ve been wondering if I could be a color you’d want to know. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

The tragedy of what could have been is nearly as crippling as what once was but can never be again. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

If I had any say and my life to do again, I’d have moved us closer. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Of all the tragedies on this earth, there is none more tragic than a person who cannot see their worth. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

I swore I would never be happy again the day you said, Let’s just be friends. But the world goes on even when lovers go their separate ways. So I will carry on in the hopes I’ll find another lover someday. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

Best Courtney Peppernell Quotes

When you take a lover who uncovers all your flaws, listens to the very essence of who you are and embraces you rather than judges you, hold on to this love for a lifetime, as you will never find a love quite as pure. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You’re beautiful without even trying but each time I bring you a flower it ends up dying and you don’t see how I look at you, you just keep crying and the saddest part is that you’re so special but you think I’m lying. ~ Courtney Peppernell.

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When did you become so tired of us? ~ Courtney Peppernell.

You are the freckle on my nose and I am the freckle on my back. We share the same space but we will never be together. ~ Courtney Peppernell.



So these were the 67 top quotes about Courtney Peppernell.

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