➳ “If my love were an ocean,
there would be no more land.
If my love were a desert,
you would see only sand.
If my love were a star-
late at night, only light.
And if my love could grow wings,
I'd be soaring in flight.”
― Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
➳“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
➳“The world was to me a secret which I desired to devine.”
― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
➳ “Before I got here, I thought for a long time that the way out of the labyrinth was to pretend that it did not exist, to build a small, self-sufficient world in the back corner of the endless maze and to pretend that I was not lost, but home.”
― John Green, Looking for Alaska
➳ “Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision. You gone have to ask yourself, "Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today?”
― Kathryn Stockett, The Help
➳“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.”
― George Orwell, 1984
➳“I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.”
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
➳ “No," mom says, looking at me in the eyes. "What's a triumph is that you woke up this morning and decided to LIVE. THAT'S a triumph. that's what you did today.”
― Ned Vizzini, It's Kind of a Funny Story