It’s alright to cry, even my dad does sometimes.
So don’t wipe your eyes, tears can remind you you’re alive.
It’s alright to die if that’s the only thing you haven’t tried,
but just for tonight, hold on.
This, dear friends and companions, is my amiable object - to walk with you through the Fair, to examine the shops and the shows there; and that we should all come home after the flare, and the noise, and the gaiety, and be perfectly miserable in private.
W.M. Thackeray - Vanity Fair
And he was vain: I do not believe I have ever met a more physically attractive person who was more acutely aware of his own physical attractiveness.
“But I will say this: When the scientists of the future show up at my house with robot eyes and they tell me to try them on, I will tell the scientists to screw off, because I do not want to see a world without him.”
I was kind of crying by then.
John Green, The Fault in Our Starts