The only way to overcome sadness is to consume it.
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world.
I have dreams of you.
Deep breaths of air, calm and warm;
I’m out of place.
A train of thought, a memory, a moment,
It is true when you are by yourself and you think about life, it is always sad. All that excitement and so on has a way of suddenly leaving you, and it’s as though, in the silence, somebody called your name, and you heard your name for the first time.
There is a sacredness in tears….They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.
Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.