Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they may wreak?
— Patrick Ness’ A Monster Calls (p61) [an original idea by Siobhan Dowd]
“If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.”
— C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity (p137)
なるかみの, すこしとよみて, さしくもり, あめもふらぬか, きみをとどめむ?
– Garden of Words (2013)
“Inside my sadness that became my home, can I invite you in?”
— Tablo ft. Lee Sora’s Home
“Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that he himself has sealed.”
— Stanislaw Lem’s Solaris
“Everything I lost in the garden, I find again in the Father.”
— Jonathan & Melissa Helser’s First Love
“Indeed — why should I not admit it? — at that moment, my heart was breaking.”
— Stevens the butler in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day