"People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands —literally thousands — of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss." - High Fidelity (Nick Hornby)
"Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved. "
"I leapt eagerly into books. The characters’ lives were so much more interesting than the lonely heartbeat of my own. "
"It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. "
"There is nothing so mortifying as to fall in love with someone who does not share one’s sentiments. "
“Oh, Mr. Thornton, I am not good enough!’
'Not good enough! Don't mock my own deep feeling of unworthiness.”"