people

We’re powerless over people, places, and things.

Stephen King, Doctor Sleep

A story only matters, I suspect, to the extent that the people in the story change.

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Different people remember things differently, and you’ll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or not.

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear.

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

“Nothing’s ever the same,” she said. “Be it a second later or a hundred years. It’s always churning and roiling. And people change as much as oceans.”

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Books were safer than other people anyway.

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

When you die it’s the same as if everybody else did too.

The Road, Cormac McCarthy

People were always getting ready for tomorrow. I didn’t believe in that. Tomorrow wasn’t getting ready for them. It didn’t even know they were there.

The Road, Cormac McCarthy

I just want to stay away from people and read books.

John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

In the darkest days, the Lord puts the best people into your life.

John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

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