Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance.
Every Last One (Anna Quindlen)
If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she’s late?
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via bllackbruise)