If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.
Lev Grossman, from The Magicians.
Please read the Magicians trilogy.
It takes a person of great care and insight to watch for any abnormality in the green grass even while it grows abundantly and healthily.
As with most of life’s problems, this one can be solved by a box of pure radiation.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Memory is a snare, pure and simple. It alters, it subtly rearranges the past to fit the present.
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee afford.
All men contain several men inside them, and most of us bounce from one self to another without ever knowing who we are.
You must never behave as if your life belongs to a man. Do you hear me? Aunty Ifeka said. ‘Your life belongs to you and you alone.