"I’ll stick to my books. They’re the only adventures I know that have happy endings."
— Belle, Once Upon A Time
I will never forget the distance between what I was and what I am. I owe more to you than I can ever say. How you can see the man behind the monster, I will never know.
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
— Henry Ford
"I want something else. I’m not even sure what to call it anymore except I know it feels roomy and it’s drenched in sunlight and it’s weightless and I know it’s not cheap. It’s probably not even real."
— Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves
"I mean, we’re all trying to find out who the hell we are, aren’t we?"
— Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Identity
"Softness is not weakness. It takes courage to stay delicate in a world this cruel."
— Beau Taplin, Shed your sharp edges