Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
—E. Joseph Cossman
If I can't change something, I don't waste energy on it.
—Jennifer Castle in The Beginning of After
Your path will change. Your destiny doesn't.
—Lauren Miller in Parallel
If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going.
—Professor Irwin Corey
When my old life died, it didn't go quietly. It detonated.
Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo.
All the basic situations in life occur only once.
I don't know how I got to be thirty. I don't feel thirty, the way I felt so definitely nine, and thirteen, and twenty-one.
—Rachel Khong in Vitamin
Nostalgia is a way of remembering people and places and things, and wishing things hadn't changed. It has a sweetness to it.
—Linda Lael Miller in Creed's Honor
Sometimes you think you know things, know things very deeply, only to realize you don't know a damn thing.
—Jandy Nelson in I'll Give You the Sun
Nothing had changed. I was the stupid one again. I was the girl who never understood who she was to people.
—Carol Rifka Brunt in Tell the Wolves I'm Home
One mistake can change the course of your life. You can never return to your original path or go back to the person you were.
—Lisa See in The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
I guess I just realized how everything we do affects not only our lives, but people around us, too. It sucks that one weak moment could change the entire course of someone's life.
—Cindi Madsen in All the Broken Pieces