Forever is composed of nows
- Margo Roth Spiegelman (John Green (Emily Dickinson)), Paper Towns
All those paper people living in their paper houses, burning the future to stay warm. All the paper kids drinking beer some bum bought for them at the paper convenience store. Everyone demented with the mania of owning things. All the things paper-thin and paper-frail. And all the people, too. I’ve lived here for eighteen years and I have never once in my life come across anyone who cares about anything that matters.
- Paper Towns
—Humans lack good mirrors. It’s so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and it’s so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.
- Paper Towns
If you believe that God makes miracles you have to wonder if Satan has a few up his sleeve.
- Michael C. Hall, Dexter
We live, as we dream—alone….
- Marlow, Heart of Darkness
He said fuck it. I’ll do it my way, and the people who love me will understand why I’m doing it because they love me. Fuck it.
- -Michelle, Skins UK
There’s this thing, right? It is called the apex predator, right? And basically what this is is the strongest animal in the ecosystem, right? And as human beings, we’re considered the apex predator, but only because smaller animals can’t feed on us because of weapons and stuff, right?. A lion does not feel guilty when it kills a gazelle, right? You do not feel guilty when you squash a fly. And I think that means something. I just think that really means something.
- Andrew, Chronicle
If you stare at the center of the universe, there is a coldness there. A blankness. Ultimately, the universe doesn’t care about us. Time doesn’t care about us.
That’s why we have to care about each other.
- Every Day by David Levithan
There will always be more questions. Every answer leads to more questions. The only way to survive is to let some of them go.
- Every Day, by David Levithan