She had studied the universe all her life, but had overlooked its clearest message: For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.
“ I become attached to people I shouldn’t. I distance myself from the people who matter. I am bad with people. I am good at being alone. But I hate being lonely.
“ People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.