Virginity was a half-starved dog you were looking after, wanted to give away as quickly as possible so you could forget it ever existed

~Fen, Daisy Johnson

Delight seems insubstantial; happiness feels more grounded; ecstasy is what I shoot for; satisfaction is hardest to attain.

~The Sentence, Louise Erdrich

But knowing everything is too much like knowing nothing; without a story, it’s all just information.

~The Candy House, Jennifer Egan