"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, 'The Notebook'
"In a world that I seldom understand, 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." - Nicholas Sparks, 'Message in a Bottle'
"But no matter what was going on in our lives, I could imagine lying beside her in bed at the end of the day, holding her while we talked and laughed, lost in each other's arms." - Nicholas Sparks, Dear John
"'men are like that sometimes -- if they meet someone and fall in love, it's real, no matter how fast it happened. But if someone falls for a woman they happen to care about, all they do is question the man's intentions.'" - nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas sparks
"The problem, she heard a little voice answer, was that it seemed as though there should be...more. She wasn't exactly sure what that entailed, other than that spontaneity seemed to be an integral part of it." -Nicholas Sparks "The Choice"