"To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others"
"The truth is, I pretend to be a cynic, but I am really a dreamer who is terrified of wanting something she may never get."
"That time you confused a lesson for a soulmate."
"But rarely do you ever tell people about the true depths of your loneliness, about how you feel more and more alienated from your friends each passing day and you’re not sure how to fix it. It seems like everyone is just better at living than you are."