There is something about her characters that makes an everyday girl with everyday issues feel better.
“If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.”
“That was two minutes of my life I’ll never get back.”
“Nobody who works 40 hours a week should be living in poverty.”
“Spend each day trying to become a little wiser than you were when you woke up.”
You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter.
“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
“My love for you is like diarrhea. I just can’t hold it in.”
“If you are good, life is good.” ―Matilda
“There’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”