"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
"Writers aren’t people exactly. Or, if they’re any good, they’re a whole lot of people trying so hard to be one person."
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Love of the Last Tycoon
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."
"I’ve reached the age where bruises are formed from failures within rather than accidents without."
"We find fault with the world, while the faults lie in our own selves."
"How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?"
"Be natural my children. For the writer that is natural has fulfilled all the rules of art."
"I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun."
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games
"Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I’ve ever known."
"If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul; you haven’t experienced poetry."