--Michael Cunningham, The Hours
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken.
--Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie
What humanity was about to lose, though, except for one tiny colony on Santa Rosalia, was what the trackless sea could never lose, so long as it was made of water, the ability to heal itself.
--Kurt Vonnegut, Galapagos
If you're going to say the Jesus Prayer, at least say it to Jesus, and not to St. Francis and Seymour and Heidi's grandfather all wrapped up in one.
--J.D.Salinger, Franny and Zooey
I stopped in the middle of that building and I saw — the sky. I saw the things that I love in this world. The work and the food and time time to sit and smoke.
--Arthur Miller, Death Of A Salesman
Words betrayed her: beautiful butterflies in her mind; dead moths when she opened her mouth for their release into the world.
--Glen Duncan, I, Lucifer