I’m not the person you left behind anymore. There’s no one here to miss.
— Iain Thomas, I Wrote This For You
A long time ago I learned not to explain things to people. It misleads them into thinking they’re entitled to know everything I do.
— Lisa Kleypas, Dreaming of You
You were better to the ones that were worse for you. And worse to the one that was better for you.
— Iain Thomas, I Wrote This For You
That was the thing. You never got used to it, the idea of someone being gone. Just when you think it’s reconciled, accepted - someone points it out to you, and it just hits you all over again, that shocking.
— Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever
I have done bad things. I can’t take them back, and they are part of who I am. Most of the time, they seem like the only thing I am.
— Veronica Roth, Insurgent
For myself I am too heavy, and for you too light.
— Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena