"Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it."
Donna Tartt, The Secret History
"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once."
John Green, The Fault in our Stars
“Eating was hard. Breathing was hard. Living was hardest.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls
“Remember that at any given moment there are a thousand things you can love.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.”
Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses
"That’s one good thing about this world… there are always sure to be more springs.”
LM Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
“Magic’s never what you expect it to be, but it’s often what you need.”
Charles de Lint, Moonlight and Vines
"The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face."
William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair
“I want you to be weak. As weak as I am.”
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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“Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be.”
Toni Morrison, Beloved