"The distinction has blurred between young adult and adult books. Some of the teen books have become more sophisticated."
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."Ann Brashares on e. e. cummings
"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up."Ann Brashares on John C. Maxwell
"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."Ann Brashares on Johnny Depp
"As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you."Ann Brashares on Fran Lebowitz
"We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public."Ann Brashares on Bryan White
"I don't have the life of a famous person. But I do feel like I've been able to connect with a lot of people."