History dressed up in the glow of love’s kiss turned grief into beauty.
Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician's spinal cord into bright yellow jelly.
It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.
I knew this would happen," Marla says. "You're such a flake. You love me. You ignore me. You save my life, then you cook my mother into soap.
humor Love love
Sometimes I get so immersed in my own company, if I unexpectedly run into someone I know, it's a bit of a shock and takes me a while to adjust.
The new crimes that the US and Israel were committing in Gaza as 2009 opened do not fit easily into any standard category—except for the category of familiarity.
from Bill Clinton speech-
People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power...
One of our greatest gifts is our intuition. It is a sixth sense we all have — we just need to learn to tap into and trust it.
Time and tragedy have forced her to grow too quickly, at least for my taste, into a young woman who stitches bleeding wounds and knows our mother can hear only so much.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Stupid Good Lady
His lips soften into a smile that cracks apart my spine. He repeats my name like the word amuses him. Entertains him. Delights him.
In seventeen years no one has said my name like that
love compassion pg-
This is what I love about novels, both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss, to be with you