“But there’s a story behind everything.
How a picture got on a wall.
How a scar got on your face.
Sometimes the stories are simple,
and sometimes they are hard
But behind all your stories
is always your mother’s story,
because hers is where yours begin.”
– Mitch Albom
For One More Day
“If you want to be happy,
– Leo Tolstoy
“and he suddenly knew that if she killed herself,
he would die.
Maybe not immediately,
maybe not with the same blinding rush of pain,
but it would happen.
You couldn’t live for very long
without a heart.”
– Jodi Picoult
And friends leave.
Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”
– Stephen Chbosky
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
– Markus Zusak
I am the Messenger
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,
The man who never reads
lives only one.”
– George R.R. Martin
A Dance With Dragons
“Nothing is impossible,
the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”
– Audrey Hepburn
“Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
it is not proud.
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking,
it is not easily angered,
it keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.”
– Holy Bible:
New International Version
“You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
Until you climb inside his skin
and walk around in it.”
– Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird
“I speak to everyone in the same way,
whether he is the garbage man
or the president of the university.”
– Albert Einstein