I'd realized there were scarier things in the world than the monsters that lived in my nightmares."
"Can a person steal happiness? Or is it just another internal, infernal human trick?"
"In writing, it's not the most gifted but the most determined who succeed."
"What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance?"
"Death exists, not as the opposite but as a part of life."
"Sometimes the only way to learn is to live."