“You're the sun, you've never seen the night
But you hear its song from the morning birds
But I'm not the moon, I'm not even a star
But awake at night I'll be singing to the birds”
— Mitski, Your Best American Girl —
“Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost."
— Kobo Abe —
"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."
— Muriel Rukeyser —
"Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth;
without rain, there would be no life."
— John Updike —
"We can only see a short distance ahead,
but we can see plenty there that needs to be done."
— Alan Turing —
"It is the hour to rend thy chains,
the blossom time of souls."
— Katharine Lee Bates —