"Hard times requires furious dancing." --Alice Walker

"One of the reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of react, is because we're continually stifling our impulses." --Henry Miller

"I can't stand it to think my life is going so fast and I'm not really living it." --Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises 

"Laura felt a warmth inside her. It was very small, but it was strong. It was steady, like a tiny light in the dark, and it burned very low but no winds could make it flicker because it would not give up."  -- Laura Ingalls Wilder

My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.

Judy Blume

And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes.

James Joyce