"Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering."

Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

"If only I could visit you as a foreigner goes into a new country, learn the language of you, wander past all borders into every private and secret place, I would stay forever. I would become a citizen of you."

Lisa Kleypas, A Wallflower Christmas

"You go your way
I’ll go your way too"

Leonard Cohen, Book of Longing

"Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the
end of the day saying,
“i will try again tomorrow.”"

Mary Anne Radmacher, Live Boldly

"The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves."

Sophocles, Oedipus Rex