"For me the greatest revenge of all is having a happy adulthood, waking up in my gorgeous turquoise bedroom in the morning beside a person who really inspires me. That's the best revenge a girl-loving girl from the Bible belt could possibly have. And, importantly, it's healthy."
"Nothing is better than waking up in the morning and being excited to go into work."
"Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death."
"Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face."
"One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing."
"Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep."
"We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming."
"Hope is the dream of a waking man."
"Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light."
"I'm a light sleeper. I've never been one of those people who can put their head down and suddenly everything disappears. Nighttime is the time I get most scared, anxious or worried. In those darker moments before waking or sleeping is when I feel most, I don't know, I can turn on myself, and my imagination can take me dark places."