"If death is this brilliant slide, this high, fine music felt as pure vibration, this plunging float in wind and silence, it’s not so bad."
Jayne Anne Phillips
"I don’t want to think and I don’t want to feel, either, unless it’s as simple as this beautiful boy’s knee inches from mine."
Paula McLain, The Paris Wife
"The world was beautiful when one just looked at it without looking for anything, just simply, as a child."
Herman Hesse, Siddhartha
"Lonely people are always up in the middle of the night."
Nicole Krauss, The History of Love