“Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.”

The Great Gatsby – F.Scott Fitzgerald.

“It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself, than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all connected with you; and besides, the Bible bids us return good for evil.”

Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte.

“But since I have a poet’s weakness for symbols, I am using this character as a symbol; he is the long-delayed but always expected something that we live for.”

The Glass Menagerie – Tennesse Williams.

“Hand to hand is how it will be, a life and death fight against the fiend, and he whom death bears off shall submit to the judgement of the Lord.”


“When today fails to offer the justification for hope, tomorrow becomes the only grail worth pursuing.”

Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller.

“But I remembered one thing: it wasn’t me that started acting deaf; it was people that first started acting like I was too dumb to hear or see or say anything at all.”

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey.