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Maximus: To wish me well before I leave for home.
Lucilla: You’re lying, I could always tell when you were lying because you were never any good at it.
Maximus: I never acquired your comfort with it.
Lucilla: True, but then you never had to, life is more simple for a soldier. Or do you think me heartless?
Maximus: I think you have a talent for survival.”
Jacob Marley's Ghost: I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it, link by link and yard by yard, while on Earth, and now I will never be rid of it, any more than you will ever be rid of yours!
Ebenezer Scrooge: [shocked] Mine?
Jacob Marley's Ghost: It was as heavy and long as this seven Christmases ago. It's a terrible, ponderous chain you are making, Scrooge!
Ebenezer Scrooge: Tell me more, Marley, but speak comfort to me!
Jacob Marley's Ghost: I have none to give.
Ebenezer Scrooge: None?
Jacob Marley's Ghost: Comfort comes from other sources, Ebenezer Scrooge, and is given by other ministers than I to other kinds of men than you. When I lived, my spirit, like yours, never walked beyond the narrow limits of our counting house.
Ebenezer Scrooge: But you were always a good man of business, Jacob.
Jacob Marley's Ghost: Mankind should be our business, Ebenezer, but we seldom attend to it... as you shall see.”
Cormoran Strike: Comfort.
Robin Ellacott: Funny thing to do when you’re about to kill yourself.”
You just told me you don’t know if you're supposed to be here. Goodness, it was like a knife itched those words on my chest. It left scars that forced me to put one finger in front of the other and write for you.
For you, someone who is hurting and has been for a long time now.
Here I am. I pull you up out of the hole of despair you have found yourself suffocating in. I give you a breath of gentle air and I promise you… You will survive.
The pain that you are in right now… You will survive this.
Right here, right now, you are saved.
All you really need is that simple, genuine reminder: You will survive this, you are saved.
Healing comes in waves.
It is rough and then it is calm. It throws your entire body and soul into the roughest waters and then gently with the most reassuring grace, it brings you to the warmth of the shore.
Your body floats freely while your face leans up and faces the sun and realizes… you survived.
I will be your hiding place.
I will protect you from trouble.
I will hold you. I will make you believe you are pretty enough, skinny enough, bright enough, worthy enough.
I will spread in to you one thing: truth.
You are all of these things, and so much more.”
you’ve been through
some really hard stuff
but i’m so proud
for always getting through
who you are”
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