25 S.E. Hinton Quotes And Sayings For Inspiration

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Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1948) is an American writer best known for her young-adult novels (YA) set in Oklahoma, especially The Outsiders (1967), which she wrote during high school. Hope, our collection of S.E. Hinton Quotes will encourage you to think wisely.

I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.

– S.E. Hinton

S. E. Hinton Quotes

1. “There isn’t any real good reason for fighting except self-defense.” – S.E. Hinton

2. “Even the most primite societies have an innate resepect for the insane.” – S.E. Hinton

3. “Anything you read can influence your work, so I try to read good stuff.” – S.E. Hinton

4. “I advise writing to oneself. If you don’t want to read it, nobody else is going to read it.” – S.E. Hinton

5. “If you want to be a writer, I have two pieces of advice. One is to be a reader. I think that’s one of the most important parts of learning to write. The other piece of advice is ‘Just do it!’ Don’t think about it, don’t agonize, sit down and write.” – S.E. Hinton

6. “You can’t regret experience.” – S.E. Hinton

7. “I’d rather have anybody’s hate than their pity.” – S.E. Hinton

8. “If you want to get somewhere, you just make up your mind and work like hell til you get there. If you want to go somewhere in life, you just have to work till you make it.” – S.E. Hinton

9. “If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.” – S.E. Hinton

10. “Nothing can wear you out like caring about people.” – S.E. Hinton

11. “You take up for your buddies no matter what they do. When you’re in a gang, you stick up for the members.” – S.E. Hinton

12. “Any writer who gives a reader a pleasurable experience is doing every other writer a favor because it will make the reader want to read other books. I am all for it.” – S.E. Hinton

13. “I never base a character on someone I know. You can get ideas from real life, but every character you write is some aspect of yourself.” – S.E. Hinton

14. “My characters are fictional. I get ideas from real people, sometimes, but my characters always exist only in my head.” – S.E. Hinton

15. “Writer’s were supposed to be a litte crazy.” – S.E. Hinton

16. “You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want. There’s still a lot of good in the world.” – S.E. Hinton

17. “Movies can’t ruin books. They can only ruin movies.” – S.E. Hinton

18. “You know what the crummiest feeling you can have is? To hate the person you love the best in the world.” – S.E. Hinton

19. “Things are rough all over.” – S.E. Hinton

20. “Get smart and nothing can touch you.” – S.E. Hinton

21. “But we can’t be everything we read.” – S.E. Hinton

22. “If you’re going to lead people, you have to have somewhere to go.” – S.E. Hinton

23. “A guy that’ll really listen to you, listen and care about what you’re saying, is something rare.” – S.E. Hinton

24. “I could never understand people being scared of things they didn’t know nothing about.” – S.E. Hinton

25. “Stay gold” – S.E. Hinton

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