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Simon Van Booy

I read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them.

You were unsure which pain is worse -- the shock of what happened or the ache for what never will.

Coincidences mean you're on the right path.

For those who are lost, there will always be cities that feel like home.

I wonder if things can happen too early or too late or if everything happens at exactly the right time. If so, how sad and beautiful.

He thinks I suffer from depression. But I’m just quiet. Solitude and depression are like swimming and drowning. In school many years ago, I learned that flowers sometimes unfold inside themselves.

Loneliness is like being the only person left alive in the universe, except that everyone else is still here.

Love between strangers takes only a few seconds and can last a whole life.

I think people would be happier if they admitted things more often. In a sense we are all prisoners of some memory, or fear, or disappointment -- we are all defined by something we can’t change.

The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.

For lonely people, rain is a chance to be touched.

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