You could’ve been born a single cell organism on the planet Zortex. In fact, given the odds, it’s probably more likely, but you weren’t. You were born a human being. And not just any human being in the history of human beings, but a human being that gets to be alive today, that gets to listen to all kinds of music, that gets to eat food from every culture. So, really, you have everything to live for.” -Charlie Bartlett
They told me that to make her fall in love, I had to make her laugh. But everytime she laughs, I’m the one who falls in love.
You think relationships are difficult? Try friendships. Try courting someone in order to convince them to join you in some nameless, shapeless platonic complication — forever. Convince an adult stranger that you are worth a healthy slice of their limited time and energy without the prize of sex or romance.
Laura Jayne Martin
Breakfast of Champions