"Traveling is a brutality. it forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it."
— Cesare Pavese
"I think it doesn’t matter, because at the end, all what we have are memories, and all what we can do is remembering them, and wishing that those people would come back, and we’d feel happy again, but we can’t, because what happened has happened, and there’s nothing we can do about it."
— Abraham M. Alghanem - Summer and Autumn
"You smell like a flower that is neither alive nor dead, because no one has changed its water for weeks. You have a sleepy smell, like when you wake up in the morning and you’ve been dreaming too long."
— Legături bolnăvicioase (Love Sick)
"She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it’s going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery."
— David Nicholls, One Day