"I let it go. It’s like swimming against the current. It exhausts you. After a while, whoever you are, you just have to let go, and the river brings you home."

Joanne Harris, Five Quarters of the Orange

"When you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough."

William Saroyan

"Humanity lives in its fiction."

Blaise Cendrars

"Alone is what I have. Alone protects me."

Sherlock, The Reichenbach Fall

"I turn and I slowly walk away and I don’t look back. It has always been a fault of mine, but it is the way I am. I never look back. Never."

James Frey, A Million Little Pieces