Quotes by Nicholas Sparks

"I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.."
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"Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it."
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"So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday."
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"Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can."
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"I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be."
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Books by Nicholas Sparks

  • A Walk to Remember
  • 700,979 ratings
  • May 24th 2000 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published October 1st 1999)

  • Dear John
  • 555,162 ratings
  • October 30th 2006 by Warner Books (NY)

    (first published 2006)

  • The Last Song
  • 517,052 ratings
  • September 8th 2009 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published September 8th 2008)

  • Safe Haven
  • 346,078 ratings
  • September 14th 2010 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published 2010)

  • The Lucky One
  • 334,453 ratings
  • August 11th 2009 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published 2007)

  • Message in a Bottle
  • 218,479 ratings
  • December 1st 1999 by Warner Books

    (first published April 1st 1998)

  • The Rescue
  • 171,078 ratings
  • April 1st 2005 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published 2000)

  • The Guardian
  • 164,503 ratings
  • April 1st 2005 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published 2003)

Nicholas Sparks
  • Nicholas Sparks

  • Born: in Omaha, Nebraska, The United States.

  • Description: Nicholas Sparks is one of the world’s most beloved storytellers. All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 105 million copies sold worldwide, in more than 50 languages, including over 75 million copies in the United States alone.

    Sparks wrote one of his best-known stories, The Notebook, over a period of six months at age 28. It was published in 1996 and he followed with the novels Message in a Bottle (1998), A Walk to Remember (1999), The Rescue (2000), A Bend in the Road (2001), Nights in Rodanthe (2002), The Guardian (2003), The Wedding (2003), True Believer (2005) and its sequel, At First Sight (2005), Dear John (2006), The Choice (2007), The Lucky One (2008), The Last Song (2009), Safe Haven (2010), The Best of Me (2011), The Longest Ride (2013), See Me (2015), Two by Two (2016) and Every Breath (2018) as well as the 2004 non-fiction memoir Three Weeks With My Brother, co-written with his brother Micah. His twenty-first novel, The Return, will be published on September 29, 2020.

    Film adaptations of Nicholas Sparks novels, including The Choice, The Longest Ride, The Best of Me, Safe Haven (on all of which he served as a producer), The Lucky One, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John and The Last Song, have had a cumulative worldwide gross of over three-quarters of a billion dollars. The Notebook is also being adapted into a musical, featuring music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson.

    Sparks lives in North Carolina. He contributes to a variety of local and national charities, and is a major contributor to the Creative Writing Program (MFA) at the University of Notre Dame, where he provides scholarships, internships, and a fellowship annually. He co-founded The Epiphany School in New Bern, North Carolina in 2006. As a former full scholarship athlete (he still holds a track and field record at the University of Notre Dame) he also spent four years coaching track and field athletes at the local public high school. In 2009, the team he coached at New Bern High School set a World Junior Indoor Record in the 4x400 meter, in New York. The record still stands.

    The Nicholas Sparks Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to improving cultural and international understanding through global education experiences for students of all ages was launched in 2011. Between the foundation, and the personal gifts of the Sparks family, more than $15 million dollars have been distributed to deserving charities, scholarship programs, and projects. Because the Sparks family covers all operational expenses of the foundation, 100% of donations are devoted to programs.

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