...but I preferred reading the American landscape as we went along. Every bump, rise, and stretch in it mystified my longing.
if only these treasures were not so fragile as they are precious and beautiful.
Together, we form a necessary paradox; not a senseless contradiction.
I was wild and tame and pulled into shreds and crushed into being all at once.
Music is everywhere. It’s in the air between us, waiting to be sung.
She took a deep breath, "Last chance. Are you in need of rescuing?" His expression turned very strange, almost as if she'd struck him, "Yes," he said finally.
There is nothing more beautiful than a vulnerable heart in open hands.
The tragedy of life, Howard, is not that the beautiful die young, but that they grow old and mean. It will not happen to me.
You seem to think you’re insignificant, but the truth is you’re so intelligent, beautiful, kind and decent, adorable. I can’t be the first person to have fallen in love with you, and I won’t be the last. But I do believe I will love you the most.
Man vill bli älskad, i brist därpå beundrad, i brist därpå fruktad, i brist därpå avskydd och föraktad. Man vill ingiva människorna något slags känsla. Själen ryser för tomrummet och vill kontakt till vad pris som helst.
Uniqueness is what makes you the most beautiful.
She felt as if she knew the stars, and had been among them, or would be.
There is something incredibly beautiful about a woman, who knows herself, she can't break, she just falls but in every fall she rises, past who she was before.
Throughout it all, you are still, always, you: beautiful and bruised, known and unknowable.
There's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it's worth fighting for.