Category: journals

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“I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed.”

Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

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“It is better to be unhappy and know the worst, than to be happy in a fool’s paradise.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

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“We cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever. We must stand up and move on to the next action.”

Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

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“People who need help sometimes look a lot like people who don’t need help.”

Glennon Doyle Melton, Carry on, Warrior

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“Sometimes the worst thing that happens to you, the thing you think you can’t survive…it’s the thing that makes you better than you used to be.”

Jennifer Weiner, Fly Away Home

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“I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.”

Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin

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“I love you more than words. And I am a big fan of words.”

Joe Dunthorne, Submarine

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“It was strange the way he loved her; a side long and almost casual love, as if loving her were simply a matter of course, too natural to mention.”

Chad Harbach, The Art of Fielding

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“Do not expect people to tell you the truth because they also lie to themselves.”

Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements

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“Make your mistakes, take your chances, look silly, but keep on going. Don’t freeze up.”

Thomas Wolfe, You Can’t Go Home Again