"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; it is not my nature. My attachments are always excessively strong."
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey.
"You can have a very intense relationship with fictional characters because they are in your own head."
"You will call me sweetheart
and I will still stumble over
I will want to know how many breaths you take after waking up
before you consider yourself alive
I will shiver when you touch me
do not be offended;
you are the warmest person I know."
"But I have seen the best of you and the worst of you, and I choose both."
Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye, “An Origin Story”.
"Hardships make or break people."
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind.