— Steve Irwin
"Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive."
— Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
We are fixated on the prospect of our own demise, believing in a world that can’t possibly go on without us. Call it apocalyptic narcissism. A certain Slav hasn’t been home in seven years. He thought he could stay away forever ... You Only Live Twice
i’ve got 99 problems and being a decaying organism that’s born to die in a society run by money that i can’t escape is one of them ...
Fiction, because it is not about somebody who actually lived in the real world, always has the possibility of being about ourself.
— Introduction to Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card
"You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace."
— Frank McCourt from Angela’s Ashes (Pilhov is captured in this phrase my grandmother's mind was a castle ;-)