"The thing I’m most afraid of is me. Of not knowing what I’m going to do. Of not knowing what I’m doing right now."-Haruki Murakami
"You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should’ve behaved better."-Anne Lamott
"Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside."-Coco Chanel
"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."-Maya Angelou
"Because if everything were explained, there would be nothing left to figure out."-Brianna Wiest
"Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it."-Donna Tartt
"Walking the stacks in a library, dragging your fingers across the spines—it’s hard not to feel the presence of sleeping spirits."-Robin Sloan
"You’ll meet her, she’s very pretty, even though sometimes she’s sad for many days at a time. You’ll see, when she smiles, you’ll love her."
"Sometimes it saves you, sometimes it can set you free. Oh but it will hurt."-Tyler Knott Gregson
"You couldn’t erase the past. You couldn’t even change it. But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right."-Ann Brashares
"What happened, happened, and it wouldn’t have happened any other way."-Lewis Carroll
"The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die."-Juliette Lewis
"Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering."-Nicole Krauss
"It defies logic so beautifully, this love."-Charles Bane Jr.
"Do not look at yourself with disgust, you are a gift to this earth."-Heidi Pickett