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But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wrist looked so white and defenseless that I couldn't do it. It was as if what I wanted to kill wasn't in that skin or the thin blue pulse that jumped under my thumb, but somewhere else, deeper, more secret, and a whole lot harder to get at.

The Bell Jar

2

Forever is composed of nows.

Emily Dickinson, poet

3

Earth, receive an honoured guest.

Auden, regarding Yeats' death.

4

Pain demands to be felt.

The Fault in Our Stars

5

I feel infinite

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Charlie

6

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Lao-Tzu, Chinese philosopher

7

You can fool some of the people all of the time, or all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.

Abraham Lincoln, US President

8

Cleanliness is next to godliness.

John Wesley, theologian

9

I love humanity, it's people I can't stand.

Albert Einstein

10

The hidden cost of pride is isolation; humility and joy's payoff is community.

Bob Goff (who are you?)

11

Who are we, if not measured by our impact on others? That's who we are. We're not who we say we are or who we want to be; We are the sum of the influence and impact we have on others.

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson