1.'Someone once told me in relationships you have to figure out which side of the window the smear is on' - My mum.

2. 'And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music' - Friedrich Nietzsche

3. ‘Now when I feel like my hair looks bad or I’m all greasy, I’m able to just stop caring by bring like “well I don’t have to look at it,” like I’m losing at everything else, and that’s who I am. And when I feel like purely a set of eyes, I’m at my happiest' - Tavi Gevinson

4. 'It is never too late to be what you might have been' - George Eliot

5. ‘For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness' - Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. 'I often get asked about travel. About how I do it, if I'm scared, how I manage to make friends and navigate strangers, and it comes back to the feeling of wanting to see what else I can do. Of surprising myself, of being the master of myself.' Becoming - Laura Jane Williams

7. ‘I shall also take you forth and carve our names together in a yew tree, haloed with stars.' Letters of Ted Hughes - Ted Hughes

8. ‘I was always going to the bookcase for another sip of the divine specific' The Waves - Virginia Wolf

9. ‘A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl

10. ‘How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?' The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - Carson McCullers

Published by Kate Beckitt