"Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony."
"I was ready to love the whole world, but no one understood me, and I learned to hate."
Mikhail Lermontov, A Hero of Our Time
"Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar…"
"When I met you, flowers started growing in the darkest parts of my mind."
"Can you be happy with the movies, and the ads, and the clothes in the stores, and the doctors, and the eyes as you walk down the street all telling you there is something wrong with you? No. You cannot be happy. Because, you poor darling baby, you believe them."