"But nature is actually kind of unnatural, in a way. And relaxation can actually be threatening. It takes experience and preparation to really live with those contradictions."
catcher in the rye - j.d. salinger
"I like it when somebody gets excited about something. It's nice."
the little prince - antoine de saint-exupéry
"All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it."
the old man and the sea - ernest hemingway
"He no longer dreamed of storms, nor of women, nor of great occurrences, nor of great fish, nor fights, nor contests of strength, nor of his wife. He only dreamed of places now and the lions on the beach."
pachinko - min jin lee
"A man must learn to forgive—to know what is important, that to live without forgiveness was a kind of death with breathing and movement."