"He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt."
"Ghosts don’t haunt us. That’s not how it works. They’re present among us because we won’t let go of them."
"Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn’t matter. Explore the world. Nearly everything is really interesting if you go into it deeply enough."
-Richard P. Feynman
"The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators."
"If you obey all the rules, you miss all of the fun."
"There’s things that happen in a person’s life that are so scorched in the memory and burned into the heart that there’s no forgetting them."
"You know how sometimes you lie in bed at night and think, “What if the law of gravity just wears out and lets go and I drift into space?” Does that ever make you anxious?"
"There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors."
"It is never too late to be wise."
"If books could have more, give more, be more, show more, they would still need readers who bring to them sound and smell and light and all the rest that can’t be in books. The book needs you."
"We are each the authors of our own lives, Emma. We live in what we have created. There is no way to shift the blame and no one else to accept the accolades."
-Barbara Taylor Bradford