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“When you don't know what to do for yourself, do something for somebody else.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“It's the trying that heals you. That's all you have to do. Just try.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“More than anything, I know that you just have to choose to make the best of things. You get one life, and it only goes forward. And there really are all kinds of happy endings.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“I would never tell you that the life you wanted couldn't have been exactly as great as you planned. But you have to live the life you have. You have to find inspiration in the struggle, and pull joy out of the hardship. [...] Because that's all we can do: Carry the sorrow when we have to, and absolutely savor the joy when we can.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“Because that’s all we can do: carry the sorrow when we have to, and absolutely savor the joy when we can. Life is always, always both.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“You can’t ask someone to love you or be there for you or do the right thing—and you certainly can’t guilt them into it. Either they will or they won’t.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“Needing to find reasons to live had forced me to build a life worth living.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“The worst thing about sleeping, after something terrible happens, is that sleeping makes you forget. Which is fine, until you wake up.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“I have a theory that we are at our meanest when we feel threatened.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“Dying is easy. It's not dying that's hard.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“Exhaustion is a friend to the grieving.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“It's strange that I could have laughed so hard under those circumstances, during that very dark moment in my life. But I've decided sorrow can make things funnier. Endure enough hardship, and you start really needing a good laugh.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“You can't fix everything. Not even close. But you can look for reasons to be grateful. More than that, you can work to create them.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“The greater our capacity for sorrow becomes, the greater our capacity for joy.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“I'm always amazed at how fast siblings can warp-speed into a state of rage. It's like they keep everything they were ever angry about growing up shoved into an overstuffed emotional closet, and at moments like these, it takes about two seconds to swing the door open and start an avalanche.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“It’s the trying that heals you. That’s all you have to do. Just try.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“You have to find inspiration in the struggle, and pull joy out of the hardship.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“I made a choice to get inspired. I made lists of reasons to feel hopeful. I forced myself to look at the sky and see green.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“The crash all those years ago shattered the life I had, but the pieces wound up making a pretty good mosaic. That's what art is, I suppose: transforming things from what they were into what they could be. My life now, without question, is transformed. Maybe that makes it a work of art.”
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“I had a purpose. I had a reason to take a shower every morning. I had a reason to take care of myself. More than that, I was figuring out how doing something for other people could - in fact - be doing something for yourself. Amazing.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“If you think of human emotions as music, then mine were like an orchestra with no conductor.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“We don’t fix everything, but we sure do make things better.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“You get one life, and it only goes forward. And there really are all kinds of happy endings.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“The greater our capacity for sorry becomes, the greater our capacity for joy.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“Qualifications,” he said, “pale in the face of confidence.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“We're just going to have to wait for-" Then she saw us, and looked Ian over, in his flannel shirt and jeans. "The Brawny paper-towel guy.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
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“When things got tough, I went for a run. I ran in the rain. I ran at night sometimes—or at four in the morning.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“So much of life is just grinding through. So many moments just exist to deliver you to the ones that follow. But this moment was a destination in itself.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“When you don’t know what to do for yourself, do something for someone else.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away
“...there really are all kinds of happy endings.”
Katherine Center, How to Walk Away

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