“I want rules and guidelines, because without them all life is is a series of surprises.” Augusten in Running with scissors.
“There’s a difference between life as you dream it and, well, life as it is.” Sheba in Notes on a scandal.
“People languish for years with partners who clearly are from another planet. We want so much to believe that we’ve found our other. It takes courage to recognize the real as opposed to the convenient.” Bar in Notes on a scandal.
“Loneliness can make people incredibly desperate.” Sheba – Kate Blanchett – in Notes on a scandal.