“ You don’t have to be pretty like her. You can be pretty like you.
“ I like cancelled plans. And empty bookstores. I like rainy days and thunderstorms. And quiet coffee shops. I like messy beds and over-worn pajamas. Most of all, I like the small joys that a simple life brings.
“ if you had a friend who spoke to you in the same way you sometimes speak to yourself, how long would you allow that person to be your friend?