The girl who seemed unbreakable broke. The girl who seemed strong crumbled. The girl who always smiled cried. The girl who never gave up quit trying. Finally, she dropped her fake smile and whispered, "I can't do this anymore.
I picked this quote because I believe that Finny felt like this when he returned to Devon. When he found out Gene was going to leave him to go to war, Finny felt hurt. He felt he wasn't as important to Gene as he thought he was.