"The odds against today were insurmountable, until it happened."
"Clarity's not light. It's the angle that suddenly lets you see through the window's glare, the pond's reflection."
"When you think in words, is it your own voice you hear?"
"You find your marginalia in a book and realize that for decades you have been walking in circles."
"A knot is strings getting in each other's way. What keeps us together is what keeps us apart."
"That one thing in life I'm meant to do?--well, I have to finish this first."
"Closing a door very gently, you pull with one hand, push with the other."
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