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It's Complicated
❝ It would be wonderful to say you regretted it. It would be easy. But what does it mean? What does it mean to regret when you have no choice? ❞

— Michael Cunningham and David Hare, The Hours

❝ Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people that they don’t like. ❞

— Will Rogers

❝ I am ungrateful? You call ME ungrateful? My life has been stolen from me. I’m living in a town I have no wish to live in… I’m living a life I have no wish to live… How did this happen? ❞

— Michael Cunningham

❝ You cannot find peace by avoiding life. ❞

— Michael Cunningham

❝ I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in. ❞

— Virginia Woolf

❝ The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. ❞

— John Milton, Paradise Lost

❝ There is a beauty in the world, though it’s harsher than we expect it to be. ❞

— Michael Cunningham, The Hours

❝ Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. ❞

— Elvis Presley

❝ There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. ❞

— Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral’s Kiss

❝ We often confuse what we wish for with what is. ❞

— Neil Gaiman, MirrorMask

❝ When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time. ❞

— Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

❝ Eventually, everything goes away. ❞

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

❝ How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into. ❞

— Sylvia Plath

❝ I’m just trying to prepare for the worst so that when it actually happens it’s not so awful. ❞

— Claire Fisher, Six Feet Under

❝ I didn’t know why I was going to cry, but I knew that if anybody spoke to me or looked at me too closely the tears would fly out of my eyes and the sobs would fly out of the throat and I’d cry for a week. ❞

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar