51 Radio Silence Quotes by Alice Oseman

Alice Oseman’s book Radio Silence was released by HarperCollins on February 25, 2016.

It is a coming-of-age story about identity, diversity, and the pressure to succeed.

The narrative follows Frances and Aled as they fight to discover their voices in a world that seeks to silence them out.

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Here are some of the top quotes from Radio Silence novel.


Radio Silence Quotes by Alice Oseman

“Everything’s better under the stars, I suppose. If we get another life after we die, I’ll meet you there, old sport…” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“The stars are always on your side.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

Radio Silence Quotes by Alice Oseman

“Everyone’s different inside their head.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I’m sure you think I was complaining about nothing. You probably think I’m a whiny teenager. And yeah, it was all in my head, probably. That doesn’t mean it wasn’t real. So fuck you all.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I wonder- if nobody is listening to my voice, am I making any sound at all?” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I wish I could be as subtle and beautiful. All I know how to do is scream.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Sometimes you can’t say the things you’re thinking. Sometimes it’s too hard.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

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Best Radio Silence Quotes by Alice Oseman

“I almost always did work when I got home, because whenever I wasn’t doing schoolwork I felt like I was wasting my time.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Perhaps it is I who have already exploded.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“You deserve better friends,’ she said. ‘You’re a sunshine angel.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“It didn´t take a lot for me to believe that I was disappointing…” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I’d listen to you for hours.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“My reasoning was that since there was no easy way to bring this up, I might as well just blurt it out. This is how I get through most of my life.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“It must be useful to be smart,” she said and then laughed weakly. She glanced down and suddenly looked very sad. “I’m like, constantly scared I’m going to be a homeless or something. I wish our whole lives didn’t have to depend on our grades.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I don’t think age has much to do with adulthood.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

Quotes from Radio Silence

“I’m platonically in love with you” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I wasn’t sure how anyone could mistake an Indian girl for a British-Ethiopian girl, but there it is. Gotta love white people.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Sometimes I think if nobody spoke to me, I’d never speak again” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Why did I do this? Why am I like this?” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Hello.
I hope somebody is listening.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“There’s magic under our feet, not just in our eyes.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I don’t remember it happening. I don’t remember anything I’ve done, or why. Everything’s very confused.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“We were so important to each other. We’d tell each other everything and anything. We were each other’s first everything. First and only everything.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

Famous Radio Silence Quotes

“I wish I could be as subtle and beautiful. All I knew how to do is scream.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I wonder – if nobody is listening to my voice, am I making any sound at all?” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I wanted to fly into the sky and grab on to an aeroplane and fade away into the distance.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“People move on quicker than I can comprehend. People forget you within days, they take new pictures to put on Facebook and they don’t read your messages. They keep on moving forward and shove you to the side because you make more mistakes than you should.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“And I’m platonically in love with you.”
“That was literally the boy-girl version of ‘no homo’, but I appreciate the sentiment.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I stopped speaking. There was no point trying to argue. There was no way she was going to even attempt to listen to me.
They never do, do they? They never even try to listen to you.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I wanted so badly to ask him. But that’s the one thing you can’t just ask. You’ve just got to wait until they tell you.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

Top Radio Silence Quotes by Alice Oseman

“Either way, we are going to bring beautiful things into the universe.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I kept peeling off layers of my personality, but I seemed to be going in circles. Every time I thought I’d worked out what I really enjoyed, I started to second-guess myself. Maybe I just didn’t enjoy anything any more.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“It took quite a lot of effort not to say sorry for saying sorry.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Family means nothing,” she said, and I knew she believed it. “You have no obligation to love your family. It wasn’t your choice to be born.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Every time I thought I’d worked out what I really enjoyed, I started to second-guess myself. Maybe I just didn’t enjoy anything anymore.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Bedrooms are windows to the soul.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Hello, I hope somebody is listening…If nobody is listening, am I making any sound at all?” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Being clever was, after all, my primary source of self-esteem. I’m a very sad person, in all senses of the word, but at least I was going to get into university.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Life isn’t all textbooks and grades.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“He smiled and looked away. ‘Sometimes I think we’re the same person…but we just got accidentally split into two before we were born.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Does anyone have any tips for avoiding sinking into the concrete?” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

Powerful Radio Silence Quotes

“I punched her in the face and she got a nosebleed and cried. An accurate metaphor for most of my past friendships.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“What does total androgyny look like, when gender isn’t even anything to do with appearance and voice?” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I think everyone’s a bit bored with boy-girl romances anyway,” he said. “I think the world’s had enough of those, to be honest.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I couldn’t quite believe how much I seriously loved Aled Last, even if it wasn’t in the ideal way that would make it socially acceptable for us to live together until we die.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Mum was in the lounge in her unicorn onesie watching Game of Thrones.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Bedrooms are windows to the soul” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“You probably think Aled Last and I are going to fall in love or something. Since he is a boy and I am a girl. I just wanted to say- we don’t. That’s all.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“He looked like he could rise from the ground and float amongst the clouds and become the new sun. He looked like he could kill someone with a smile. He looked like the best person in the world.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“I can take a little beating now and then. I’m a tough one. I’m a star. I’m steel-chested and diamond-eyed. Cyborgs live and then they break, but I’ll never break. Even when my bone dust drifts over the City walls, I’ll be living and I’ll be flying, and I will wave and laugh.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).

“Sometimes I think if nobody spoke to me, I’d never speak again.” ~ Alice Oseman (Radio Silence).


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