"Sad, sweet trees-
I wish for you - rest
but you must be wakeful"
"But I like you.” He cleared his throat. “I like you first and second and third."
"My heart is a thousand years old. I am not like other people."
"If you’re an introvert, you also know that the bias against quiet can cause deep psychic pain. As a child you might have overheard your parents apologize for your shyness. Or at school you might have been prodded to come “out of your shell”— that noxious expression which fails to appreciate that some animals naturally carry shelter everywhere they go, and some humans are just the same."
- Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
"You are in my blood. I can’t help it. We can’t be anywhere except together."
"He used to think that he wanted to be good, he wanted to be kind, he wanted to be brave and wise, but it was all pretty difficult. He wanted to be loved, too, if he could fit it in."
"I am in the mood to dissolve in the sky."
"You can’t fill loneliness with people you have no intention of loving."
‘There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. Might as well speak of a female liver.’ - Charlotte Perkins Gilman