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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

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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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“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

Oscar Wilde, De Profundis

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“That is the saddest part when you lose someone you love — that person keeps changing. And later you wonder.. is this the same person I lost?”

Amy Tan, The Kitchen God’s Wife

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“It’s not the pain I’m afraid of; I know about the pain. What I’m afraid of is the end of this small, sweet dream.”

Stephen King, Rose Madder

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“To know what a person has done, and to know who a person is, are very different things.”

Hannah Kent, Burial Rites