"Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.”
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
“But I saw this video, not even the whole thing, and I just knew that it was going to be my favorite song for … for the rest of my life. And it still is. It’s still my favorite song …
“Lincoln, I said you were cute because I didn’t know how to say—because I didn’t think I was allowed to say—anything else. But every time I saw you, I felt like I did the first time I heard that song.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God
"I spent four months trying to kiss you and the last six weeks trying to figure out how I managed to fuck everything up. All I want now is to make it right, to make you see how sorry I am and why you should give me another chance. And I just want to know—are you rooting for me? Are you hoping I pull this off?"
"I’m rooting for you," she whispered.