Nicholas Sparks, born on December 31, 1965, is an acclaimed American screenwriter and novelist.
Raised in a Catholic household, Sparks led a transient childhood before settling in Fair Oaks, California.
He graduated valedictorian from Bella Vista High School and later from the University of Notre Dame.
After unsuccessful attempts at different careers and two unpublished novels, his work ‘A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self-Understanding’ co-written with Billy Mills Wokini sold fifty thousand copies in its first year.
The turning point came with his novel ‘The Notebook’, which instantly became a New York Times bestseller upon its 1996 release and was followed by numerous successful writings, many adapted into films.
By 2010, he had written 16 novels, including ‘The Safe Haven’. Sparks is a generous philanthropist, contributing to charities and promoting writing programs.
I have curated the list of the great Nicholas Sparks quotes.
Best Nicholas Sparks Quotes
I want all of you, forever, you and me, everyday. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Sometimes, things don’t work out the way we want them to. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I may be irresponsible but I am a good irresponsible. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I had no choice. Love does funny things to people. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Love doesn’t mean anything if you’re not willing to make a commitment. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
There’s no love like the first. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
It’s never too late to do the right thing. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Always listen to your heart, because even though it’s on your left side, it’s always right. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
My daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You should be kissed everyday, every hour, every minute. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face – I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
When you chase a dream, you learn about yourself. You learn your capabilities and limitations, and the value of hard work and persistence. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Everyone has a past, but that’s just it – it’s in the past. You can learn from it, but you can’t change it. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Someday you’ll find someone special again. People who’ve been in love once usually do. It’s in their nature. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Famous Nicholas Sparks Quotes
Sometimes we need to be apart to understand just how much we truly love each other . ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Nothing would ever compare to that single moment when I first kissed the girl of my dreams and knew that my love would last forever. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Where do I go from here? ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I’ll be anything you want, just tell me what you want and I’ll be that. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions you should judge them by. It’s actions, not words, that matter. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Galatians 5:22. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Top Nicholas Sparks Quotes
How far should a person go in the name of true love? ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Marriage is about becoming a team. You’re going to spend the rest of your life learning about each other, and every now and then, things blow up. But the beauty of marriage is that if you picked the right person and you both love each other, you’ll always figure out a way to get through it. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Inspiration can come from anywhere – an image, a comment, something that’s happened to me or someone I know. It’s hard to know exactly. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can’t believe that ours didn’t go on forever. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You are the answer to every prayer I’ve offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don’t know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
She was struck by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people… ~ Nicholas Sparks.
The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Love is fragile. And we’re not always its best caretakers. We just muddle through and do the best we can. And hope this fragile thing survives against all odds. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Popular Nicholas Sparks Quotes
The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
When I look in the mirror, I know I’m looking at someone who isn’t sure she deserves to be loved at all. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
It was, I remembered thinking, the most difficult walk anyone ever had to make. In every way, a walk to remember. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Love doesn’t mean anything if you’re not willing to make a commitment, and you have to think not only about what you want, but about what he wants. Not just now, but in the future. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
A sad smile crossed her face, and I knew right then what she was trying to tell me. Her eyes never left mine as she finally said the words that numbed my soul. I’m dying, Landon. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
They didn’t agree on much. In fact, they didn’t agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other every day. But despite their differences, they had one important thing in common. They were crazy about each other. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
No drowning man can know which drop of water his last breath did stop;… ~ Nicholas Sparks.
They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don’t know it. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
We are not perfect. We make mistakes. We screw up but then we forgive and move forward. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
It’s possible to go on, no matter how impossible it seems, and that in time, the grief lessens. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Thank you for trusting me. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Great Nicholas Sparks Quotes
If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her – then don’t let her go. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Everything around me makes me miss you. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
People plan, God laughs. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I gave you the best of me, he’d told her once, and with every beat of her son’s heart, she knew he’d exactly done that. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it… ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I love you now for what we’ve already shared, and I love you now in anticipation of all that’s to come. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Everyone makes mistakes, even if some are worse than others. Accidents happen. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I’m not sure anyone’s life turns out exactly the way they imagine. All we can do is to try to make the best of it. Even when it seems impossible. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
God is out there watching you, even when you’re away from home and that if you put your trust in God, you’ll be all right in the end. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You always have a choice. It’s just that some people make the wrong one. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
In the blink of an eye, something happens by chance – when you least expect it – sets you on a course that you never planned, into a future you never imagined. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Strange, what being forced to slow down could do to a person. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I have a crush on your mind, I fell for your personality and your looks are just a big bonus. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn’t make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Powerful Nicholas Sparks Quotes
You’re a hero and a gentleman, you’re kind and honest, but more than that, you’re the first man I ever truly loved. And no matter what the future brings, you always will be, and I know that my life is better for it. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Spending time with you showed me what I’ve been missing in my life. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
When you’re struggling with something, look at all the people around you and realize that every single person you see is struggling with something, and to them, it’s just as hard as what you’re going through. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Regrets about the journey, maybe, but not the destination. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I lost you once, I think I can do it again. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I know the Lord has a plan for us all, but sometimes, I just don’t understand what the message can be. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I don’t pray because it doesn’t work. Prayer doesn’t fix anything. Bad things happen anyway. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
True love means that you care for another person’s happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
One day you’re going to learn something that can’t be explained with science. And when that happens, your life’s going to change in ways you can’t imagine. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Passionate Nicholas Sparks Quotes
Summer romances end for all kinds of reasons. But when all is said and done, they have one thing in common: They are shooting stars-a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, a fleeting glimpse of eternity. And in a flash, they’re gone. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You never answered my question, about what you want to do with your life. Maybe my dreams aren’t that complicated. Maybe I think that a job is just a job. What does that mean? Maybe I don’t want to be defined by what I do. Maybe I’d like to be defined by what I am. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Without suffering, there’d be no compassion. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Knowing there’s one thing I still haven’t told you: I now believe, by the way, that miracles can happen. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I am lost without you. I am soulless, a drifter without a home, a solitary bird in a flight to nowhere. I am all these things, and I am nothing at all. This, my darling, is my life without you. I long for you to show me how to live again. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Most people don’t know how to appreciate the silence. They can’t help talking. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Every couple needs to argue now and then. Just to prove that the relationship is strong enough to survive. Long-term relationships, the ones that matter, are all about weathering the peaks and the valleys. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I’ve come to believe that in everyone’s life, there’s one undeniable moment of change, a set of circumstances that suddenly alters everything. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end? ~ Nicholas Sparks.
When we first met, I didn’t want to get involved with anyone. I didn’t have the time or energy, and I wasn’t sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Maybe I don’t want to be defined by what I do. Maybe I’d like to be defined by what I am. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Truth only means something when it’s hard to admit. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Don’t take my advice. Or anyone’s advice. Trust yourself. For good or for bad, happy or unhappy, it’s your life, and what you do with it has always been entirely up to you. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I want to wake up with you beside me in the mornings. I want to spend my evenings looking at you across the dinner table. I want to share every mundane detail of my day with you and hear every detail of yours. I want to laugh with you and fall asleep with you in my arms. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Loving someone and having them love you back is the most precious thing in the world. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Life was messy. Always had been and always would be and that was just the way it was, so why bother complaining? You either did something about it or you didn’t, and then you lived with the choice you made. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Ultimate Nicholas Sparks Quotes
Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever. But most of all, thank you for showing me that there will come a time when I can eventually let you go. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Do you ever wonder why things have to turn out the way they do? ~ Nicholas Sparks.
While I sleep, I dream of you, and when I wake, I long to hold you in my arms. If anything, our time apart has only made me more certain that I want to spend my nights by your side, and my days with your heart. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing. It’s one of the most enjoyable moments in life, period. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that’s why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I’ll never forget a single moment of it. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Does trust have to be earned. Or is it simply a matter of faith? ~ Nicholas Sparks.
But love, I’ve come to understand, is more than three words mumbled before bedtime. Love is sustained by action, a pattern of devotion in the things we do for each other every day. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
It’s the possibility that keeps me going, not the guarantee. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
In the end, you should always do the right thing, even if it’s hard. I know that might not help you and that the right thing isn’t always so easy to figure out. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Romantic Nicholas Sparks Quotes
Love hurts. There is nothing as painful as heartbreak. But in order to learn to love again you must learn to trust again. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I call it God Light, because it reminds me of heaven. Every time the light shines through the window we built or any window at all, you’ll know I’m right there with you, okay? That’s going to be me. I’ll be the light in the window. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Every great love starts with a great story… ~ Nicholas Sparks.
If we’d never met, I think I would have known my life wasn’t complete. And I would have wandered the world in search of you, even if I didn’t know who I was looking for. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
There are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one’s cheek. But the winds cannot be denied, bringing as they often do a future that is impossible to ignore. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
In our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I’ll carry with me forever and that no one can ever replace. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Would you stop thinking about what everyone wants. Stop thinking about what I want, what he wants, what your parents want. What do you want? ~ Nicholas Sparks.
And for just a fleeting moment, a tiny wisp of time that hung in the air like fireflies in summer skies, she wondered if she was in love with him again. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Miracles do happen. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
If some lives form a perfect circle, other take shape in ways we cannot predict or always understand. Loss has been part of my journey. But it has also shown me what is precious. So has love for which I can only be grateful. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I am here to love you, to hold you in my arms, to protect you. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
It was funny that you know someone for years but still discover something you never noticed before. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
I do not need a reason to be angry with God. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
You can’t see the forest for the trees. ~ Nicholas Sparks.
So these were the 123 top Nicholas Sparks quotes and sayings.