“Friendship isn't measured in days, months or years, it's measured in the way someone makes you feel.”
“All parents make mistakes. They’re only human, so all of us grow up with at least a few invisible scars. But maybe that’s okay, because the hard times are what make us strong enough to survive all the crap life throws at us down the road.”
“What's life without perfectly certifiable friends?”
“Friendship isn't measured in days, months or years, it's measured in the way someone makes you feel. I knew you'd be a friend right from the start.”
“Art, like life, is really just a matter of how you choose to look at things.”
“We all die alone though, Shea. Even if we're surrounded by others, it's still a solo journey.”
“America took a drink from the tall glass in his hand, then spun around and took a few steps in my direction, cutting across the dance floor. In the next instant, his arms were flailing over his head and he fell like a tree that had been chopped down, tripping over God knows what and landing flat on his belly. Oh man, the poor guy was dance floor road kill. He knocked over at least ten people on his way down in a domino effect. The slippery ice that had flown out of his glass took out another dozen, most of them knocking down even more people as they fell. Chance was fairly nimble and managed to remain standing, but he was in the minority.”
“إن الهدف الأكبر للإنسان ودرامته الكبرى تكمن فى تحركات روحه، وليس فى حركاته الخارجية.”
“The ability to tell a good route from a terrible one is a valuable skill when leading an expedition. Unfortunately for us all, it was a skill I did not possess.”
“The mother was holding a baby, had a stroller with what looked like twin girls around three, and had a five-year-old boy who was running around the shelves with a finger shoved up his nose. I considered warning him that if he fell, he would poke his brain out, but it struck me that losing intelligence was not something he was worried about.”
“How many times can a person break you heart?”
“Most people who have failed miserably in life itself have one last resort left available to them. They become politicians.”
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