[Quotes] Me Before You: You Only Get One Life.

Me Before You is a romance novel written by Jojo Moyes. It tells a story about a girl in a small town who forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she s taking care of. It was adapted as a film in 2016, which attracted many fans, with 6 wins and 6 nominations. Set in the United Kingdom, the film was shot in various historic locations around the country, including Pembroke Castle in Wales, and Chenies Manor House in Buckinghamshire, England. Released on June 3, 2016, the film received mixed reviews and grossed $208 million worldwide. 

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Some insightful quotes from Me Before You are highlighted as below:

You only get one life. It’s actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.

Push yourself. Don’t Settle. Just live well. Just LIVE.

I thought, briefly, that I would never feel as intensely connected to the world, to another human being, as I did at that moment.

How do you know? You’ve done nothing, been nowhere. How do you have the faintest idea about what kind of person you are?

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“I know this isn’t a conventional love story. I know there are all sorts of reasons I shouldn’t even be saying what I am. But I love you. I do. I knew it when I left Patrick. And I think you might even love me a little bit.

“I told him I loved him,” she said, her voice dropping to a whisper. “And he just said it wasn’t enough.” Her eyes were wide and bleak. “How am I supposed to live with that?” 

Sometimes, Clark, you are pretty much the only thing that makes me want to get up in the morning.

He smelt of the sun as if it had seeped deep into his skin, and I found myself inhaling silently, as if he were something delicious.

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Time to learn some collocations and sentence structures:

How do you know? You’ve done nothing, been nowhere. How do you have the faintest idea about what kind of person you are?

1. not have the faintest idea: used to emphasize that you do not know something.

  • “Is she going to stay?” “I haven’t the faintest idea.”
  • I don’t have the faintest idea what you’re talking about!

He smelt of the sun as if it had seeped deep into his skin, and I found myself inhaling silently, as if he were something delicious.

2. seepto flow slowly and in small quantities through sth or into sth.

  • Blood was beginning to seep through the bandages.
  • Water seeped from a crack in the pipe.

3. inhaleto breathe air, smoke, or gas into your lungs.

  • She closed her eyes and inhaled deeply.
  • He inhaled deeply on another cigarette.

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22 Comments

  • 1. i’m sorry, i don’t have the faintest idea about this pair homework.
    2. his blood seeped in his body before he had passed away.
    3. i just fix my life, although i will cry and inhale that deeply

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  • Love express only heart not body
    Or this love story superb

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    • Love remove the all pain of life. It’s make a beautiful and colorful life💖

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  • True love story
    By the way every thing is fear love and war

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  • Everyone is studying but they don’t have faintest idea to make a record.

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  • 1 The air is seeping from one small hole of the balloon
    2 I think you don’t have the faintest idea of the party dress
    3 I can inhail the muddy smell of the first rain into my heart

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  • The way of expressing love is speechless!!
    It truly madly deeply touch my heart!!

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  • I don’t have the faintest idea what to wear for party tonight.

    We need to inhale the Oxygen.

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  • I have no faintest idea about her leaving to Germany.
    The water seeped from the broken kettle.
    I inhale oxygen in the morning and CO2 at night.

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  • Sure , anybody will be happy if he knows what kind of person he is. Happy day enshalla. I am so interesting to know.

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  • I haven’t the faintes idea to help them solve the problem

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  • I don’t have the faintest idea what i’m going to do after graduate from college

    She likes to inhale her breath in front of the mirror, and it’s weird.

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