“You learn a lot when you know no one else is going to do things for you.”
“This is what we do. We make tea and read books and watch people die.”
“Most people think the scariest thing is knowing that you’re going to die. It’s not. It’s knowing you might have to watch every single person you’ve ever loved – or even liked – waste away while you just stand there.”
I started reading the third act of Hamlet, and I got about two pages in when I realized there's no point.
I am never going back to school.
I am never going to the university.
I am never going to watch wolves stalk through the northern forests or elephants graze on the savanna. I am never going to have sex or get married or raise a family. I'm never going to have a first apartment, a first house, a first car. I'm never”
“Our virus is a lot smarter than the ones you see in zombie movies. It doesn't make its victims stagger around slobbering and moaning so anyone in their right minds would run the other way. It gets you cozying up to people so you cough and sneeze it right into their faces.
We just need the vaccine. Then we'll be okay.”
“Todos nos encontramos ante un acantilado y para sobrevivir no se trata de ser el mejor ni el más listo. Se trata de perseverar tanto tiempo como podamos, de intentarlo, equivocarnos y volverlo a intentar, hasta estar un centímetro más cerca de superar la situación”
“Aunque creo que ellos también están enfermos: enfermos de miedo, enfermos de egoísmo. ¿Cómo pueden hacer las cosas que hacen sin odiarse a sí mismos?”
“Al verlo en el vestíbulo, calzándose las botas, he notado un intenso pinchazo en el pecho. Porque hablaba en serio. Iba a volver las veces que hiciera falta. Como si yo fuera... alguien por quien mereciera la pena correr ese riesgo.”
“Porque a mí no habría podido salvarme. Si me tengo que salvar lo haré yo misma. Creo que puedo hacerlo.”
“I suppressed the urge to raise my hand and let them film my middle finger.”
“She taught me that life goes on, and that I had a choice. To lament what I no longer had or be grateful for what remained.”
“When you strip all the clothes away and the doodads, you have two human beings who were either happy or unhappy together, and we have no complaints.”
“I was completely into Isaac Mayfair. Everything just felt right, like it was meant to be. Whatever "it" was. ~Adria”
“Don't, he says and then places his free hand underneath mine.”
“When you're surrounded by stupidity, self-preservation isn't a sin.”
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