You're someone who is different, but who wants to be the same as everyone else. And that, in my view, is a serious illness.
When you're inlove, things make even more sense.
I simply believe that a book has a journey to make, and should not be condemned to being stuck on a shelf… Let's leave our books free to travel, then, to be touched by other hands, and enjoyed by other eyes.
The feeling of uselessness is no respecter of age and never asks permission, but instead corrodes people's souls, repeating over and over: ‘No one is interested in you, you're nothing, the world doesn't need your presence.
And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so? They were looking only for gold, his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their Personal Legend, without wanting actually to live out the Personal Legend.
We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it's our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand.