--Stephen King, Lisey's Story
Trees're always a relief, after people.
--David Mitchell, Black Swan Green
A good story is always more dazzling than a broken piece of truth.
--Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale
Everyone thinks at some time or other that in a hundred years no one now alive will be on earth - the overwhelming force will sweep the place clean.
--Philip Roth, Everyman
With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.
--Sara Gruen, Water For Elephants