The last stretch before I reach my milestone of #100daysofbookquotes. Stay back and take a look at how things have been around here.
There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.
“The battle you are going through is not fueled by the words or actions of others; it is fueled by the mind that gives it importance.”
― Shannon L. Alder
“We cross our bridges as we come to them and burn them
behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and the presumption that once our eyes watered.”
—Tom Stoppard, Rosencratz and Guildenstern Are Dead
“Of course it's possible to love a human being if you don't know them too well.”
― Charles Bukowski
“I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year.
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
“When people don't express themselves, they die one piece at a time.”
― Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak”
“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
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