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More selections from one of the best books ever written...

"Do you believe in angels?"
"I believe in angels," she whispered. I believe in you.

* * *

His brown eyes looked at her with such compassion that she felt as if he were touching her heart with hands made of an angel's light.

* * *

"I know, I'm not so terrible. But I'm not so great, either, and I always thought I was. I wonder if other people think about their lives the way I did. I would look around and see all the mistakes others were making, and I thought I wasn't going to be so foolish. I was going to make my mark on the world. But look at me now. A handful of people know my name. A handful of people know I'm dying, and then when I am dead, even that handful will forget."
"I won't forget."

* * *

"I'm afraid to die unloved."

* * *

Everything was happening in the eternal moment, and that was the one place she refused to be. She was always looking ahead to something that might be better, longing for it, or else stuck in the past, worrying about what could have been. The one thing she never did...was live fully in the present.
She was always longing to be loved.

* * *

"Bill, you know how they say time heals all wounds?"
"Well, what if time ran out? Do you think love could heal what was left?"
"I'd like to think so. Hey, what's so special about those two clay figures?"
Ilonka closed her eyes and hugged the statue to her heart.
"Death couldn't tear them apart." She said. "Death couldn't touch them."

~Christopher Pike, The Midnight Club
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