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The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
It’s not a big thing, but I guess it’s true - big things are often just small things that are noticed.
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
Time is like the snowflake that on your finger lit.
It disappears while you are thinking of what to do with it…
Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.
Sometimes you’ve just got to close your eyes, hold on tight and believe.
And it is strange that abscence can feel like presence. A missing so complete that if it were to go away, I would turn around, stunned, to see that the room is empty after all, when before it at least had something, if not him.
Crossed, by Ally Condie
You can never really know someone completely. That’s why it’s the most terrifying thing in the world, really—taking someone on faith, hoping they’ll take you on faith too. It’s such a precarious balance, It’s a wonder we do it at all. And yet..
We protect our minds by an elaborate system of abstractions, ambiguities, metaphors and similes from the reality we do not wish to know too clearly; we lie to ourselves, in order that we may still have the excuse of ignorance, the alibi of stupidity and incomprehension, possessing which we can continue with a good conscience to commit and tolerate the most monstrous crimes.
Aldous Huxley, Words and Behavior