"The moment our lips met, I knew with pure and piercing certainty that I would have waited for him forever." Leigh Bardugo,  Shadow & Bone

"The best things aren’t perfectly constructed. They aren’t illusions. they aren’t larger than life. They are life." Nina LaCour, Everything Leads to You

"My shining dishonesty will be the salvation of me." Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones