- "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." –Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once – Paulo Coelho
- The type of person I want to be.
- "The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure is occupation."
- "The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself… " – David Foster Wallace