“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” – Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less travelled by. And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken

“As Hamlet said to Ophelia, ‘God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.’ The battle between these two halves of identity… …who we are and who we pretend to be… is unwinnable.” – Emily Thorne, Revenge. 

“And anything that might hurt me would just make me stronger in the end.” – Elizabeth Eulberg, The Lonely Hearts Club. 

“Such certainty is beautiful, but uncertainty is more beautiful still” – Wislawa Szymborska, Love At First SIght. 

“The bond of family blesses us with an immeasurable power. But we also must accept what comes with it. It gives us a responsibility to love without condition, without apology. We can never waver from the power of that bond, even when it is tested. The bond nourishes us, gives us strength. Without that power, we are nothing.” – Elijah Mikaelson, The Originals.

Fear and anger make things distorted. Don’t let those distortions affect your decision-making” – Master Jook Dal, Gu Family Book.

“Maybe there’s something you’re afraid to say, or someone you’re afraid to love, or somewhere you’re afraid to go. It’s gonna hurt. It’s gonna hurt because it matters.” – John Green

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right. For you’ll be criticized anyway.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“We’re all mad here.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland