It’s too easy, you see, to get trapped in the past. The past is very seductive. People always talk about the mists of time, you know, but really it’s the present that’s in a mist, uncertain. The past is quite clear, and warm, and comforting. That’s why people often get stuck there.
My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.
Even if you know what’s coming, you’re never prepared for how it feels.
A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.
Hell is a place where the walls are made of mirrors and you can never close your eyes.
Адам Стэнли Все мои грехи Вспомнил
Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you’ll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.
People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.