Matt Haig Quotes



Best 30 Quotes by Matt Haig

How to Stop Time Quotes

“Human beings, as a rule, simply don't accept things that don't fit their worldview.”

How to Stop Time

“Maybe that is what it takes to love someone. Finding a happy mystery you would like to unravel for ever.”

How to Stop Time

“Nothing fixes a thing so firmly in the memory as the wish to forget it.”

How to Stop Time

“There comes a time when the only way to start living is to tell the truth. To be who you really are, even if it is dangerous.”

How to Stop Time

“To talk about memories is to live them a little.”

How to Stop Time

Reasons to Stay Alive Quotes

“A society which demands we be normal even as it drives us insane.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“Goals are the source of misery. An unattained goal causes pain, but actually achieving it brings only a brief satisfaction.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“Hate is a pointless emotion to have inside you. It is like eating a scorpion to punish it for stinging you.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“I didn't want to be dead, I just didn't want to be alive.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know that this is the moment you most need to make time to relax.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“Maybe love is just about finding the person you can be your weird self with.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“There is no standard normal. Normal is subjective. There are seven billion versions of normal on this planet.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

“You can be a depressive and be happy, just as you can be a sober alcoholic.”

Reasons to Stay Alive

The Humans Quotes

“A paradox: The things you don’t need to live — books, art, cinema, wine, and so on — are the things you need to live.”

The Humans

“Don’t aim for perfection. Evolution, and life, only happen through mistakes.”

The Humans

“If you think something is ugly, look harder. Ugliness is just a failure of seeing.”

The Humans

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“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”


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“Knowledge is finite. Wonder is infinite.”

The Humans

“Love is about finding the right person to hurt you.”

The Humans

“Make sure, as often as possible, you are doing something you’d be happy to die doing.”

The Humans

“No one will understand you. It is not, ultimately, that important. What is important is that you understand you.”

The Humans

“Politeness is often fear. Kindness is always courage. But caring is what makes you human. Care more, become more human.”

The Humans

“The single biggest act of bravery or madness anyone can do is the act of change.”

The Humans

“To like something is to insult it. Love it or hate it. Be passionate. As civilisation advances, so does indifference. It is a disease. Immunize yourself with art. And love.”

The Humans

The Midnight Library Quotes

“Doing one thing differently is very often the same as doing everything differently.”

The Midnight Library

“Never underestimate the big importance of small things.”

The Midnight Library

“Regrets don’t leave. They weren’t mosquito bites. They itch for ever.”

The Midnight Library

“Regrets ignore chronology. They float around.”

The Midnight Library

“Sometimes just to say your own truth out loud is enough to find others like you.”

The Midnight Library

“The only way to learn is to live.”

The Midnight Library

“You don’t have to understand life. You just have to live it.”

The Midnight Library

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“I love crime, I love mysteries, and I love ghosts.”


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