The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming-of-age novel by Stephen Chbosky about a 15-year-old boy named Charlie who is trying to figure out his life.

The book is narrated in a letter to an anonymous person, and Charlie talks about his family, friends, school, and first love.

Charlie is a wallflower, someone who doesn’t really fit in with the other kids at school and prefers to stay on the sidelines.

He’s introspective and thoughtful, and he’s struggling to understand his place in the world.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a powerful and moving novel about growing up and finding out who you are.

It’s an unforgettable story that will stay with you long after you finish reading it.

You can read 35 quotes from The Perks of Being a Wallflower book by Stephen Chbosky by scrolling down.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Great The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

Try to be a filter, not a sponge. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Not everyone has a sob story, Charlie, and even if they do, it’s no excuse. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

He’s a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Great The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

I just don’t want you to worry about me, or think you’ve met me, or waste your time anymore. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

It’s strange because sometimes, I read a book, and I think I am the people in the book. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I don’t even remember the season. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged somewhere. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I don’t want to be somebody’s crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

We didn’t talk about anything heavy or light. We were just there together. And that was enough. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Best The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes by Stephen Chbosky

Enjoy it. Because it’s happening. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I just hope I remember to tell my kids that they are as happy as I look in my old photographs. And I hope that they believe me. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Best The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

We accept the love we think we deserve. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

It’s much easier not to know things sometimes. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I am both happy and sad at the same time, and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Famous The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

It’s strange to describe reading a book as a really great experience, but that’s kind of how it felt. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I really think that everyone should have watercolors, magnetic poetry, and a harmonica. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I was in my bed trying to figure out why sometimes you can wake up and go back to sleep and other times you can’t. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Sometimes people use thought to not participate in life. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I was looking at the photographs and I started thinking that there was a time when these weren’t memories. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Popular The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

My sister was counting on me, and this was the first time anyone ever counted on me for anything. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

It’s strange how things can change back as suddenly as they changed originally. When one thing happens and suddenly, things are back to normal. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Just tell me how to be different in a way that makes sense. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Popular The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

As much as I feel sad, I think that not knowing is what really bothers me. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Standing on the fringes of life… offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I just want you to know that you’re very special… and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

This moment will just be another story someday. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Famous The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

To tell you the truth, I’ve just been avoiding everything. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

It was the kind of kiss that made me know that I was never so happy in my whole life. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

It’s much easier to not know things sometimes. Things change and friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anybody. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

I feel like a big faker because I’ve been putting my life back together, and nobody knows. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).

There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons. ~ Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower).


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