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"You don't put your life into your books, you find it there"
"Nice people don't necessarily fall in love with nice people."
"In the end, it is my belief, words are the only things that can construct a world that makes sense."
"Everything was broken, meaning everything could somehow be fixed."
"It is possible to know the great truths without feeling the truth of them."
"The beginning is the word and the end is silence. And in between are all the stories."
"I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions."
"Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind."
"In the immemorial style of young men under pressure, they decided to lie down for a while and waste time."
"There is a beauty in the world, though it's harsher than we expect it to be."
"She wanted a book to take her places she couldn't get to herself."
Many authors look to real-life celebrities for inspiration when they start writing their books.
Manda CollinsWhy Lords Lose Their HeartsSt. Martin's Press / July 29, 2014 / $7.
Academically put, tropes are “common or overused theme[s] or device[s],“ which makes them sound like cliches,