I can deal with anything, as long as I know it’s the truth. It’s the lies that are hard.
—Jennifer Laurens in Penitence
Bad things happen to good people all the time. It sucks. It’s not fair but then much of life isn’t fair. It’s how you live that matters. It’s how you deal with the bumps in the road.
—Maya Banks in Echoes at Dawn
Sometimes you weren’t supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone.
—Sarah Addison Allen in The Sugar Queen
You can tell a lot about a person not just by their successes, but by how they deal with their setbacks.
—Sarah Mlynowski in Ten Things We Did
Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
—Aleatha Romig in Consequences