You’ll know her more by your questions than by her answers. Keep looking at her long enough. One day you might see someone you know.
When a stargirl cries, she sheds not tears but light.
books stargirl life
She was bendable light: she shone around every corner of my day.
if you learn to hate one or two persons... you'll soon hate millions of people.
book Love hate
Every name is real. That's the nature of names.
Friendship isn't always sunnyside up.
She might be pointing to a doorway, or a person, or the sky. But such things were so common to my eyes, so undistinguished, that they would register as "nothing" I walked in a gray world of nothing.
I’m not my name. My name is something I wear, like a shirt. It gets worn. I outgrow it, I change it.
I had never realized how much I needed the attention of others to confirm my own presence.
You haven't lived until you've basked in the adoration of people.
I faced the gaudy sunflower on her canvas bag -- it looked hand-painted and at last my eyes fell into hers. I said, 'Thanks for the card.' Her smile put the sunflower to shame. She walked off.
stargirl love Love
I felt alone on the planet, drifting through the cosmos. With both hands I reached out to the night. There was no answer. Or maybe I just couldn't hear it.