“Heroes aren’t always the ones who win,” she said. “They’re the ones who lose, sometimes. But they keep fighting, they keep coming back. They don’t give up. That’s what makes them heroes.”
– Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
“Temper us in fire, and we grow stronger. When we suffer, we survive.”
“For a while” is a phrase whose length can’t be measured. At least by the person who’s waiting.
– Haruki Murakami | South of the Border, West of the Sun
“I don’t care,” Clary said. “He’d do it for me. Tell me he wouldn’t. If I were missing-”
“He’d burn the whole world down till he could dig you out of the ashes. I know,” Alec said.