Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick

  1. Just because you're good at something doesn't mean you have to do it
  2. You are not doomed to be your parents
  3. The cage is unlocked but everyone is to scared to walk out
  4. True friends are better than novels
  5. My father is a terrible map because he doesn't ever lead me anywhere
  6. Love and lust were a madness that threatened everything
  7. People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime
  8. It's okay to love people who aren't perfect
  9. He said he loved her
  10. Why don't they tell kids that in school. That life is hard?
  11. It won't be perfect but it will be different and different can be very good
  12. Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic
  13. I've got to find out what happens to Nanette Ohare