“ It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling— that really hollowed-out feeling.
“ One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.
“ Low class men desire wealth; middle class men both wealth and respect; but the noble, honour only; hence honour is the noble man’s true wealth.
“ Music should be like making love - sometimes you want it soft and tender, other times you want it hard and aggressive.
“ Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.