The Notebook, a Southern-fried story of love-lost-and-found-again, revolves around a single time-honored romantic dilemma: will beautiful Allison Nelson stay with Mr. Respectability (to whom she happens to be engaged), or will she choose Noah, the romantic rascal she left so many years ago?
Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and timeless, a tale that moves us to laughter and and makes us believe in true love... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and timeless, a tale that moves us to laughter and and makes us believe in true love all over again... At thirty-one, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At twenty-nine, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy who long ago stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love so enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle...
“You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.”Noah Calhoun
“And though you may call me a dreamer or fool or any other thing, I believe that anything is possible. I realize the odds, and science, are against me...And that leaves me with the belief that miracles, no matter how inexplicable or unbelievable, are real and can occur without regard to the natural order of things.”Noah Calhoun
“Poetry, she thought, wasn’t written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.”
“Give a day's work for a day's pay. Anything less is stealing.'”
“You are, and always have been, my dream.”Allie
“My daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.”Allie
“You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.”
“We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that's why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I'll never forget a single moment of it.”Noah
“What are we after all our dreams, after all our memories?”
“Our lives can't be measured by our final years, of this I am sure.”
“"Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding."”
“it is the possibility that keeps me going, not the guarantee”Noah
“If you're a bird, I'm a bird.”Noah Calhoun
“Most of the time I have all these thoughts bouncin' around in my head... but with a brush in my hand, the world just gets kinda quiet.”Allie
“It's not about following your heart and it's not about keeping your promises. It's about security.”Noah
“She is good. I don't know – there's something about today. Maybe it's a day for a miracle.”Duke
Followed by The Wedding.
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