Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."
"And when I asked you how you’d been, I meant I missed you more than I’ve ever missed anything before."
"I had learned early to assume something dark and lethal hidden at the heart of anything I loved. When I couldn’t find it, I responded, bewildered and wary, in the only way I knew how: by planting it there myself."
"In Nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments—there are consequences."