Droll thing life is— that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself— that comes too late— a crop of unextin-guishable regrets. Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness (Wisehouse Classics Edition) (pp. 66-67). Wisehouse. Kindle Edition.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ~ Nora Ephron
No need to live in trouble until trouble comes. ~ Roland, Wizard and Glass (Dark Tower IV), Stephen King
It is the nature of the idea to be communicated, written, spoken, done. The idea is like grass it craves light, likes crowds, thrives on crossbreeding, grows stronger from being stepped on. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her. ~ Bob Marley
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.Maya Angelou
"You are beautiful," he whispered to me. "If you say so." "Do ye not believe me? Have I ever lied to you?" "That's not what I mean. I mean - if you say it, then it's true. You make it true."The Fiery Cross, Diana Gabaldon