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"I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty."

- Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


"It was like autumn, looking at her. It was like driving up north to see the colors"

- Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex

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"All their ‘helpful’ comments imply that if I’d only do_______, my problems would be solved. Like it’s all within my grasp, able to be managed and mastered, if only I would try harder, longer, better. As I nod my head in polite and pathetic appreciation for their input, I scream inside, ‘Shut up. Shut up. Unless you’ve been lost in this particular section of hell yourself, don’t you dare try to give me directions."

- Martha Manning


"Always be demanding of the person you are — and forgiving of the person you were."

- Robert Brault


"Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today."

- Tim Fargo


"Notice that Autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature."

- Friedrich Nietzsche

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"There is no ideal world for you to wait around for. The world is always just what it is now, and it’s up to you how you respond to it."

- Isaac MarionWarm Bodies


"I hated knowing what I wanted and knowing what was right and knowing they weren’t the same thing."

- Maggie Stiefvater, Forever


"Her mother’s absence was like another language she’d had to learn, its full complexity and nuance emerging only after years of study, and even then, because it was foreign, a language never fully absorbed."

- Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland

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"Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life."

- Seneca


"Do things that feed your soul, not your ego, & you will be happy."

- Unknown

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Plum Tarts with Brown Butter and Sea Salt

"My heart is an unmade bed;
it might look messy, but I swear
it’s a safe place to rest."

- Moriah Pearson

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"After a lengthy stretch of time spent quietly looming in the shadows, you’ll feel like you want the spotlight — until it’s actually on you, then you immediately shrink and remember why you were avoiding attention."

- Christopher Hudspeth,
14 Difficulties Of Wanting To Be Outgoing But Having Social Anxiety


"Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama."

-  Miguel Ruiz

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