Inspirational S.E. Hinton Quotes

S.E. Hinton (born July 22, 1948) is an American writer. Below is a list of some Inspirational S.E. Hinton Quotes.

She is best known for her young-adult novels set in Oklahoma, especially The Outsiders, which she wrote during high school.

S.E. Hinton Quotes
S.E. Hinton Quotes

S.E. Hinton Quotes

“If you want to go somewhere in life, you just have to work till you make it.”
― S.E. Hinton

“I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.”
― S.E. Hinton

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

“It seemed funny to me that the sunset she saw from her patio and the one I saw from the back steps was the same one. Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren’t so different. We saw the same sunset.”
― S.E. Hinton

“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

“You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want. There’s still lots of good in the world. Tell Dally. I don’t think he knows.”
― S.E. Hinton

“They grew up on the outside of society. They weren’t looking for a fight. They were looking to belong.”
S.E. Hinton

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

“Sixteen years on the streets and you can learn a lot. But all the wrong things, not the things you want to learn. Sixteen years on the streets and you see a lot. But all the wrong sights, not the things you want to see.”
― S.E. Hinton

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

“Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold.”
― S.E. Hinton

“Things are rough all over.”
― S.E. Hinton

“You get tough like me and you don’t get hurt. You look out for yourself and nothing can touch you.”
― S.E. Hinton

“I liked my books and clouds and sunsets.”
― S.E. Hinton

“I wish I was a kid again, when I had all the answers.”
― S.E. Hinton

“The difference is that was then, this is now.”
― S.E. Hinton

“Can you see the sunset real good on the West side? You can see it on the East side too.”
― S.E. Hinton

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

“I really do like listening to stuff that’s happened to other people. I guess that’s why I like to read.”
― S.E. Hinton

“I´d rather have anybody´s hate than their pity.”
― S.E. Hinton quotes

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

“It’s okay. We aren’t in the same class. Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.”
― S.E. Hinton

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

“Asleep, he looked a lot younger than going-on-seventeen, but I had noticed that Johnny looked younger when he was asleep too, so I figured everyone did. Maybe people are younger when they are asleep.”
― S.E. Hinton

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  1. I love reading and teaching Hinton novels. This list made my day. It is definitely going on my list of posts to share with students. 🙂 Thank you!

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