PACEY WITTER, "The Tao of Dawson" (2001)
I'm offering a brother's opinion, okay? And, as your brother, I can firmly tell you that is not a "leaving the house" kind of outfit. That's like the bottom layer of something that will become a "leaving the house" outfit when you put on a sweater or something...A sweater is a big, baggy, shapeless thing which hides the human form. They design them specifically for sisters on dates.
PACEY WITTER, "Hopeless" (2001)
Faith is believing in something when common sense tells you not to... Miracle on 34th Street. Arthur always believed that the best answers for life's questions could be found in the movies. Crazy idea, huh?
MR. BROOKS' FRIEND, "A Winter's Tale" (2001)
Pacey, this is about how you carried my bag off the bus yesterday. This is about how when we go to the movies and you go and you buy popcorn, you always make sure you bring back a napkin so I don't wipe all the grease on my jeans. And this is about how just last week, when we were at miniature golf, you took all of the shots first so I would know the correct path...You taught me how to drive. And last year at prom, you knew that the bracelet I was wearing was my mom's. You kissed me first, sweetheart. The second time you counted to ten before doing it again just in case I wanted to stop you. You bought me a wall...We were alone on a boat for three months and you understood without a word why I wasn't ready. So, you have to ask now why I am? Pace....I'm gonna count to ten and then I'm going to start kissing you. If you don’t want me to then you’re just gonna have to stop me.
JOEY POTTER, "A Winter's Tale" (2001)
Pacey, I'm glad I had sex. I'm glad I had sex with you. And now, I just want to go home...so we can do it again.
JOEY POTTER, "Four Stories" (2001)
A city like New York, where every thing's moving all the time at this constant driving pace, it's like a living organism, breathing and changing. And over time, your relationship to it becomes like this incredible romance. At first it's intoxicating, irresistible, and then slowly it becomes comfortable and safe. You have this cellular connection to it, as if you've known each other forever, like your oldest happiness. Sometimes you're on the outs and sometimes you're making up. And every now and then you catch yourself in this transcendent moment where you think to yourself ..."I'm madly in love with you and I always will be." And I think that's when it surprises me.
THEO LINDLEY, "Eastern Standard Time" (2001)
Principal Peskin, our families, my fellow graduates, I stand here before you aware of the similarities that we share. I know that you're feeling, outside of my incredible stage fright, the same things that I'm feeling - pride and accomplishment, closure and regret, and a hopeful outlook on the future. But I don't think you need me to elaborate on those feelings. Instead I...wanted to share something personal and tell you that there are people in my life who are gone now, people I miss very much and people who I am haunted by in different ways. But whether we're separated by death or merely distance, I know that they're still with me because I keep them in my heart. The truth is, in time, that's all that we're going to be to each other anyway - this population of memories, some wonderful and endearing, some less so. But taken together, those memories help make us who we are and who we will be. So whether you're here with each other now or you're merely in each other's thoughts, remember each other on that road ahead. And I hope that no matter where your travels lead you in this life, you'll always take Capeside with you. Congratulations.
JOEY POTTER, "The Graduate" (2001)
Do you believe in magic? I never used to. I mean, how could I? Thirteen - your mom dies. You hope against hope for...magic, something to make it all better. It never comes, and, you know, you look to your father who's unable to overcome all of his tragic flaws. Well, no "abracadabra" there. And then there's Pacey. Well...any magic that was there, that ran out, didn't it? But, uh, then there's you. There's proof that someone out there is thinking of me. My friend who was with me always. It's pure magic. I guess this is pretty much just a long-winded way of saying that, um...I'm gonna miss you, Dawson.
JOEY POTTER, "Coda" (2001)
Hey Dawson, it’s me, umm… I wanted to call you up. I’m at this party with Jack and Jen and my crazy roommate. Guess what? I’m having a pretty great time, but as great as it is, it’s not completely great and that’s because of you. You’re not here and I know that I said that it’s okay that you didn’t come this weekend. But you know what? It’s not okay, because I miss you. And there was this guy tonight and he was hitting on me...or at least I think he was hitting on me. And he was perfectly nice. And I blew him off and I’m not even sure why. But I’m pretty sure it was because of you. And I’ve spent these past couple months acting like you were just going to show up outside my door one day, but you’re not. You are out there following your dreams, which is what I want for you, Dawson...Dawson, I think it’s time that I let you go. And it’s really hard for me to do because I know that there’s a part of me that will be in love with you for the rest of my life. But this whole running in place and daydreaming is just not healthy for either of us. So this is me cutting the cord, this is me doing what I should have done three months ago. Say goodbye, Dawson. Call me back. Bye.
JOEY POTTER, "The Bostonians" (2001)
Whether I want to or not, nice girls just don’t hurl themselves at boys...Society at large deems that "slutty" and "self-destructive".
JEN LINDLEY, "The Lost Weekend" (2001)
What is music for if not to subvert all your expectations and blow your mind every once in a while?
CHARLIE TODD, "The Lost Weekend" (2001)
That's what I miss most about not having a boyfriend...the snuggling. It's better than sex. If only guys knew how easy it was to make us happy!
AUDREY LIDDELL, "Capeside Revisited" (2001)
You love academia because of the rules and you hate relationships because of the lack of them. Joey, no one's gonna grade you on how you handle this, you know? No one's gonna come along and tell you what's expected so you know how to succeed. Relationships are messy. That's their nature. They start messy and they end messy. And if you ever want to have another relationship in your life, you better just stop worrying about the mess.
AUDREY LIDDELL, "Capeside Revisited" (2001)
Dear Dawson - When something like this happens, you wanna reach out and grab the people around you, the ones who matter the most. The ones you take for granted all the time. And you want to take those people and hold onto them as tight as you can, tell them how precious they are to you, how knowing them makes your life better every single day that you're living it. Because when something like this happens, you realize how awful it would be if they didn't know, if they weren't aware of the profound effect they've had on your life. So, I want to take this moment to tell you that I love you, Dawson, and I'm here for you...Now, forever, and every day in between. Love, Joey.
JOEY POTTER, "Use Your Disillusion" (2001)
"High maintenance" is just another way of saying "high quality."
PACEY WITTER, "Highway to Hell" (2002)
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