personality

I want to do die as myself.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

As long as you can find yourself, you’ll never starve.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

My mother says healers are born, not made.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Everyone performs bad actions. I do. Father does. Even you do. A bad person is someone who does not lament his bad actions.

Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated

I wondered, as I wondered so often when I was that age, who I was, and what exactly was looking at the face in the mirror. If the face I was looking at wasn’t me, because I would still be me whatever happened to my face, then what was me?

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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

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

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that. It’s true of everybody.

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

It was easier to be brave when you were someone else.

Stephen King, It

And that, I believe, is what true redemption is, Amir Jan, when guilt leads to good.

Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

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