--Terri Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice And Accurate Prophecies Of Agnes Nutter, Witch
All I think of ever is that I love you.
--F.Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful And The Damned
The groove is so mysterious. We're born with it and we lose it and the world seems to split apart before our eyes into stupid and cool. When we get it back, the world unifies around us, and both stupid and cool fall away.
I am grateful to those who are keepers of the groove. The babies and the grandmas who hang on to it and help us remember when we forget that any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.
--Lynda Barry, One Hundred Demons
So it came to pass that as he trudged from the place of blood and wrath his soul changed.
--Stephen Crane, The Red Badge Of Courage
All I ever wanted was a world without maps.
--Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient
He will talk to me a little while, too shy to tell me why he has come, and then he will thank me and leave, walking backward a few steps, thinking, Yes, the barn is still there, yes, the lilacs, even the pot of petunias. This was my father's house. And I will think, He is young. He cannot know that my whole life has come down to this moment.
That he has answered his father's prayers.
--Marilynne Robinson, Home