Tess: When life keeps you in the dark, baby, that's when you start looking at the stars.
Tess: Any boy who studies that much is looking for answers that aren't in a book.
Tess: Well, we all have our little idiosyncrasies, don't we? You don't like water and I'm not much on patience.
Tess: What if you ran away from home, and nobody noticed?
Monica: What if you gave away your heart, and nobody cared?
[Monica had just written a poem and recites it in a public poetry reading]
Monica: Roses are red, angels are gossamer, hold on to yourself and make sure you floss some more.
Monica: Oh, a field trip? That's lovely. I've seen lots of really beautiful fields.
Tess: You don't hit bottom... you hit God.
Tess: Jogging is just walking fast enough to be uncomfortable.