Category: authors

“Have you ever had to get through a day, smiling at people, talking, as if everything were normal and okay, while all the the time you felt like you were carrying a leaden weight of unhappiness inside you?”

Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

“I’m going to do what I want to do. I’m going to be who I really am. And I’m going to figure out what that is.”

Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

“There is a truth deep down inside of you that has been waiting for you to discover it, and that truth is this: you deserve all good things life has to offer. ” — Rhonda Byrne, The Secret

“It’s like I’m two people, and one of them is watching me all the time.”

Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

“I made up my mind that I would hold onto nothing, that I would expect nothing.”

Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

“At the bottom of every frozen heart there is a drop or two of love.”

Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

“I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.”

Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

“Do anything, but let it produce joy. Do anything, but let it yield ecstasy.”

Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

“But love was always something heavy for me. Something I had to carry.”

Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe