You have no idea what it is to be a woman, what it might feel like to have one’s entire life reduced to a single moment.[to Anthony]
When I am actually in the presence of children, I forget all about my own concerns. They are the easiest company in the world.
There are perhaps darker turns in these woods than we’ve been taught to expect, but there is light to be found at their end. And I know, one day, we both will find it.[to Eloise]
I am tired of pretending. And I cannot continue acting as if I do not love you. Because I do. I love all of you. Even the parts that you believe are too dark and too shameful. Every scar. Every flaw. Every imperfection. I love you.[to Simon]
I know we could not be any more different, but there is one thing we do share, the certainty that you will make your own way in this world.[to Eloise]