"That's why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they'd call 'em something else."
"Power is tearing human minds apart and putting them back together in new shapes of your own choosing."
"I'm dead to everyone unless I become what I may be."
"It's not so much staying alive. It's staying human that's important."
"It has to hurt if it's to heal."
"When you're given things kind of easily, you don't always appreciate them."