Adam Selzer Quotes

Adam Selzer (born July 13, 1980, in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American author, originally of young adult and middle grade novels, though his work after 2011 had primarily been adult nonfiction

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If you really like someone, it doesn't matter what their mouth feels or tastes like. The kiss is still awesome.

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Wow,â? says Peter, â??when your guidance counselor tells you to die, you really have problems.

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Some of them are wearing skirts that I'm pretty sure are supposed to be belts.

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Let me get this straight," I say. "You're practically ordering me to die. What kind of guidance counselor are you?

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When you're dead, everything in the world is like a song that makes you cry.

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the most sweeping civil rights legislation of its day, and included women's rights as part of its reforms. Ironically, the section on women's rights was added by a senator from Virginia who opposed the whole thing and was said to be sure that if he stuck something about womens' rights into it, it would never pass. The bill passed anyway, though, much to the chagrin of a certain wiener from Virginia.

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“With the older songs, I was writing from a little more of a traditionalist perspective both musically and lyrically, but I wasn't doing it intentionally. That was just what was coming out. Some of the artwork and some of the recording style lent itself to a nostalgic feel.”

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“I moved just to open a recording studio. The band thing came around because we basically had a need to do it. We record with a revolving door of musicians, and when we tour, we take whoever is available at the time.”

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Not that anyone minds--no one's paying attention to the music. Most of them never really listen to music. Practically no one actually does. Even at concerts people pay good money for, instead of a three-dollar cover charge, they talk through the whole thing. I feel sorry for them, since none of them understand what it's like to have a song just get into your soul and become your whole world. They don't know what it's like when a song changes your life.

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A long time ago, Trinity and I made a list of types of guys you should never date. We add to it every now and then. It includes things like never date a guy whose computer costs more than his car (you'll never get him to pay attention to you except over instant messages), never date a guy who has a pet lizard (he's probably into weird stuff in bed) and never under any circumstances go on a second date with a guy who says the word "married" on the first date (he'll turn out to be a mama's boy or a religious type)

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