“Don’t struggle too hard to understand people… They’re hideously complicated. Unhappy people do the oddest, most terrible things, just trying to keep despair at bay. All you have to do is accept them… go around them… take evasive action.” – Geraldine McCaughrean
“I want to be alone… with someone else who wants to be alone.” — Dimitri Zaik
Cartoons about reading and the writing life, by Tom Gauld for The Guardian:
P.S. Wouldn’t the Noisy Alphabet print make a fabulous starting point for a kid’s bedroom or playroom design?
The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid. — J.D. Salinger