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But, in truth, most of us never get to have that exact conversation. If you can, the one you love is critically injured or otherwise hurting which makes it difficult. And when things are not critical, it’s just not the time.
— Mark Stehlik (saying goodbye to his Dad -

I don’t want to tell anyone what to do, or what to to, or what to think, or how to feel. But instead what I’ll do is ask. I’ll ask that the next time that you see someone who is different from you, think about what their day is like. Think about all of the events leading up to that point and think about their day, and think about what part of their day do you want to be?
— Jon Novick (

The relationship between an oncologist and a patient is like an affair — short, intense and passionate.
— Dr. Shailesh Shrikhande

Sentiment is a chemical defect found on the losing side
— Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch)

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
— Ernest Hemingway (The Garden of Eden)

Let us read and let us dance — two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
— Voltaire

What a tragedy just to pass through and get nothing out of it.
— Isaac Asimov