“You don’t need your eyes to love, right? You just feel it inside you. That’s how it is in heaven. It’s just love, and no one forgets who they love" (227). -Mother
“Some kids have actually come out and asked me why I hang out with “the freak” so much. These are kids that don’t even know him well. If they knew him, they wouldn’t call him that”(119). -Summer
“ August was such as trouper about his medical issues, whether it was skateboarding a few days after a surgery or sipping food through a straw when his mouth was practically bolted shut” ( 111). -Via
Texting: “Hey august. Its me Jack Will. I noticed I’m not on ur friends list anymore. Hope u friend me again cuz I’m really sorry. I jus wanted 2 say that. Sorry. I know why ur mad at me now Im sorry I didn’t mean the stuff I said. I was so stupid. I hope u can 4give m. Hope we can b friends agen, Jack Will" (164).
“ I know you don’t always love it, but you have to understand…I love it. I love this face of yours, Auggie, completely and passionately" (291). -Dad
“Such a simple thing, kindness. Such as simple thing. A nice word of encouragement given when needed. An act of friendship. A passing smile”(300). Mr. Tushman