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At what point do you give up— decide enough is enough? There is only one answer really. Never.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Forbidden

In some indefinable way he felt drawn to her, as if he already knew her, as if they had been close friends, soulmates even, somewhere in a previous existence. Her mere presence seemed to calm his thoughts, saving him from the vicissitudes of his mind. She appeared before him as familiar, a kindred spirit. Perhaps it was something in her face, her eyes. She seemed to know . . . what, exactly, he was not sure. She seemed to understand. Or rather, he had detected in her the capacity to understand.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Hurt

School is a pile of crap. School has always been a pile of crap – he had just never bothered to think about it until today.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Hurt

It's always nice being wanted. Even if it's by the wrong person.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Forbidden

I might appear confident and chatty, but I spend most of my time laughing at jokes I don't find funny, saying things I don't really mean - because at the end of the day that's what we're all trying to do: fit in, one way or another, desperately trying to pretend we're all the same.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Forbidden

It's always nice being fancied. It's always nice being wanted. Even it it's by the wrong person.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Forbidden

Within the grand scale of things, sitting in a classroom day after day is so utterly meaningless and pointless that it actually makes his chest hurt to think about it.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Hurt

As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Forbidden

He has little hope that university, when he gets there next year, will be any different. Like right now, all these pupils taking notes as if their life depended on it. All for what? he wants to shout. To get into the top university, so that you can somehow convince yourself you are better than the great unwashed? So that your parents can convince themselves that they are better parents than the great unwashed? So that Mum and Dad’s fourteen-hour days at the office, paying for a fucking private education you never asked for, wasn’t just a pathetic waste of a life?

- Tabitha Suzuma, Hurt

Out of the millions and millions of people that inhabit this planet, he is one of the tiny few I can never have.

- Tabitha Suzuma, Forbidden

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.