I've just tried to be a responsible person and pay my bills. But whatever it is I do, I want to do the best I can.

Phyllis Smith

Jesse James's next tattoo should be a warning label: Danger. Loving this man could break you.

Alafair Burke

In general, I think people are worried about saying the wrong thing to any grieving person. On a very basic level, I think they're frightened of touching off tears or sorrow, as though someone tearing up at the mention of unhappy news would be the mentioner's fault.

Elizabeth McCracken

The love-bite, it is the beginning. You will be irresistible.

Bela Lugosi

When I began to make some money, I really wanted to have a home.

Paul Theroux

One very common thing is that often very brilliant children stop working because they're praised so often that it's what they want to live as – brilliant – not as someone who ever makes mistakes. It really stunts their motivation.

Carol S. Dweck