I you had to say one thing you've learned from a book, what would it be? Did a book change your life? Did it help you become a better person?
We’re constantly changing facts, rewriting history to make things easier, to make them fit in with our preferred version of events. We do it automatically. We invent memories. Without thinking. If we tell ourselves often enough that something happened, we start to believe it, and then we can actually remember it. —Before I Go To Sleep, S.J. Watson (via paperbackpilot)
Augustus Waters: "May I see you again?"
Hazel Grace: "Sure."
Augustus Waters: "Tomorrow?"
Hazel Grace: "Patience, grasshopper. You don't want to seem overeager."
Augustus Waters: "Right, that's why I said tomorrow. I want to see you again tonight. But I'm willing to wait all night and much of tomorrow. I'm serious."
Hazel Grace: "You don't even know me. How about I call you when I finish this?"
Augustus Waters: "But you don't even have my phone number."
Hazel Grace: "I strongly suspect you wrote it in this book."
Augustus Waters: "And you say we don't know each other."