Category: literature

“But never have I been a calm blue sea. I have always been a storm.”

“But never have I been a calm blue sea. I have always been a storm.”

Stevie Nicks

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“When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.”

Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

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“Some people have never been made good love to, or don’t remember, or haven’t been taught how, and cheat their lives out of the pleasure we each can make in one another.”

Rebecca Dinerstein, The Sunlit Night

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“If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.”

Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”

Sigmund Freud

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“As far as I could see, life demanded skills I didn’t have.”

Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted

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“No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.”

Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

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“High school isn’t a very important place. When you’re going you think it’s a big deal, but when it’s over nobody really thinks it was great unless they’re beered up.”

Stephen King, Carrie

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First USA edition of Dracula by Bram Stoker, 1899.

“Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, that doesn’t make you strong. If anything,…”

“Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, that doesn’t make you strong. If anything, it makes you weaker. Because you’re doing it out of fear.”

Sarah Dessen