1. "They don't know that, the more time passes, the more you forget, and the more you forget, the more it hurts-less often, sure, but worse. You want to dig your fingernails and teeth into the ghost that's slipping through your fingers." -A Million Junes
  2. "Froi saw the foolishness of dreamers, and he decided he'd like to die so foolish. With a dream in his heart about the possibilities, rather than a chain of hopelessness. Finnikin had once said it was the only way to live. That he wanted to drown in hope rather than wallow in despair."-The Lumatere Chronicles
  3. "Thinking about him feels like standing in the ocean with my back to the waves. I never know when it's coming or how hard it will hit me."-Grit
  4. "The whole wide world was so beautiful that she could hardly stand it."-The Wangs vs. the World
  5. "Who are we without our words?"-Lumatere Chronicles
  6. "God would not be so cruel as to taunt us with sunshine. Grief begs for dark skies."-The Summer Before the War
  7. "You know life's not like this. Even when it's good, it's hard and terrible and you lose things you can't ever replace."-A Million Junes
  8. "Oh, let me tell you, feelings are all dangerous. Love, hope...Ha! Hope! You talk about dangerous, eh? No, you can't avoid any of them."-Pax
  9. "Love and loss are like a ship and the sea. They rise together. The more we love, the more we have to lose. But the only way to avoid loss is to avoid love. And what a sad world that would be."-A Conjuring of Light