get to know me meme: (3/5) male characters - pacey witter
every day, we, the students of capeside, come to a place where you guys are in charge. you tell us when to arrive, when to leave, when to move rooms, when to eat. you tell us when we’re doing well, when we need to be doing better and we never ever question it because we’re afraid to. to question it is to go against the belief that the entire system is built upon, the belief that you guys know what’s right, and i’m not afraid to tell you that what happened in that classroom yesterday was not right. to make a student cry, to embarrass him, to strip of him of his dignity in front of the entire class is not right. while i do respect the system i do not respect men like you, mr. peterson. i don’t, i can’t, and i never will.
"I don’t want to stop you, Pacey. I don’t want to stop Dawson, and I don’t want to be stopped. I mean, that’s what this whole year has been about. We’ve been trying to stop each other from moving on and from growing up… But not you, you’re different. You’ve challenged me every step of the way, and you’ve been there every step of the way."
"The only reason that you don’t have answers is because you’ve been too scared to ask yourself the right questions. Look, I know how I feel, you know how I feel. But during this whole process, we’ve managed to miss the point, because the point is not how I feel. It’s how you feel.”
"I may have said that you were the kid from Hanson. The little one all grown up."
You, Josephine Potter, actually considered skipping A.P. Bio and engaging in illicit sexual activities with your boyfriend…