"Some folks may be disappointed, but that is on them, not on you. Those are there expectations of who you are, not yours. That is their story, not yours. The only story that matters, is the one that you want to write."
12 Little Habits You Don't Realize Are Messing Up Your Mood Each Day
"The job of reading is not to understand the author's intent. The job of reading is to use stories as a way into seeing other people as we see ourselves, and when we do that we can look out at the world and see a giant endless set of beautiful variations of pizzas. The whole world composed of billions of beautiful delicious pizzas." - John Green...the pizza thing makes more sense in context so watch.