You can hide memories, but you can’t erase the history that produced them.
everyone you idolize wakes up scared to be themselves sometimes.
I used to feel so alone in the city. All those gazillions of people and then me, on the outside. Because how do you meet a new person? I was very stumped by this for many years. And then I realized, you just say “Hi.” They may ignore you. Or you may marry them. And that possibility is worth that one word.
female friendships are more important than any other kind of relationship
The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.