1. "The things we need will reveal themselves in time"
    The Silent History - Eli Horowitz
  2. "Power is crack cocaine for the ego and battery acid for the soul"
    The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell
  3. "Those who want love easy don't want love"
    The Flamethrowers - Rachel Kushner
  4. "What if there is this time bomb to love. What if it's like you fall in love with so many people who just aren't right for you, and with each one your heart toughens up and you have to find the one who is right for you before your heart is completely calcified in your chest?"
    The Future for Curious People - Gregory Sherl
  5. "In his forty third year William Stoner learned what others, much younger, had learned before him: that the person one loves at first is not the person one loves at last, and that love is not the end but a process through which one person attempts to know another"
    Stoner - John Williams
  6. "Always love your life with your autobiography in mind"
    Special Topics in Calamity Physics - Marisha Pessl
  7. Navies on is not Minos. He did not build the labyrinth. He only d[ ]covered it.
    House of Leaves - Mark Z Danielewski