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But they were young that morning, and they could cling to hope. Hope that the world could be remade, kinder and sweeter. So she kissed him a second time, for luck. When he looked at her again his face was filled with such an extraordinary gladness, and the third time she kissed him it was for love.

~ Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Mexican Gothic

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“For all her love of words, at times they’re entirely insufficient.”
~ Jeanine Cummins,
American Dirt

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“Choosing a wife is like putting your hand into a bag full of writhing creatures, with one eel to six snakes. What are the chances you will pull out the eel?”
~ Hillary Mantel,
Wolf Hall

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“It doesn’t look like anything special, like it contains an entire world, though the same could be said of any book.”
~ Erin Morgenstern,
The Starless Sea

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I once asked him why he had picked me, when he had millions of sophisticated girlfriends.

He could have married any of them.

Why was it that he wanted to marry me?

He replied, ‘Well, I knew that with you, you would carry on, you would never give up.’

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown,
Anne Glenconner

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Do as you will, but harm no one.

What you give will be returned to you threefold.

Fall in love whenever you can.

~ Alice Hoffman, The Rules of Magic

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“I have stopped trying to grab happiness by the balls. I could never get a firm grip on them anyway, and I’m not sure happiness appreciated my efforts. To paraphrase Sasha, some emotions just aren’t into that kind of thing.”

~ Tommy Butler, Before You Go: A Novel