Conventions are, indeed, all that shield us from the shivering void, though often they do so but poorly and desperately.
I wonder if it's medically possible to be addicted to another human being.
I'm a massive shopper. Topshop, Urban Outfitters - I'm pretty at home on the high street.
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.
Spock was the sex symbol. A lot of people think it was Kirk. But, no, it was really Spock.
Kitsch is the contemporary form of the Gothic, Rococo, Baroque.
I'm going and I'm not going to die. I'm going to prove to you that you're not the only one who survives.
I don't think anybody who looks carefully at us thinks that we are a left-wing or a right-wing organization.
You know, photo conversations are replacing verbal conversations. I don't know if that's a bad thing. A photo is worth a thousand words.
I hate hiding how much the stupid things he did hurt me, but I hated the idea of him finding out even more.
She didn't sound overjoyed. She didn't sound even slightly joyed.
Governments must give to all those who have hit life's hurdles the chance to rebuild and have a future.
I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever.
I am not doing any favour, only performing a duty; this victory is a result of struggle of five generations.
A man's character and honor made him stand above others, not his religion or strata in life.
I grew up with an older brother, so I'm pretty good at being bashed around.
Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto
The most important ethical issues and the most difficult ones are the human ones because a reporter has enormous power to hurt people.
Actions speak louder than words. In the days to come the Goddess of Victory will bestow her laurels only on those who prepared to act with daring.
Photography as a fad is well-nigh on its last legs, thanks principally to the bicycle craze.
All writers I know are readers first and foremost, and that's why you become a writer.
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.
I feel stupid when people say 'You? You are so brave,' because I don't feel brave, I don't even know what brave is.
Dealing with depression isn't about trying to run away from the feeling; it's about learning to walk alongside it.
My desire to be valued is manifested in cultivating relationships with my friends and family.
One day, someone who'll understand your good points and bad points, but who'll love you just the same, will appear in your life. Mark my words!
Books are like bound dreams waiting to be released
The road may bend out of sight at times, but I know what lies ahead: the faraway horses.
When someone says something that really hurts me, I have to retweet it to let it go.
When your heart is broken, it's easier to follow rules