Proper lighting is everything, Julianna.
It's funny how you can think you know someone pretty well, and then something happens or they do something that makes you understand that you didn't really know them at all.
You want me to be a man, older than you, who goes by the name of Roullard.
HERE LIES THE MYSTERY PISSERP.I.P.
What I'm expecting is for you to behave like the gentleman I always thought you were.
.. Next time you're faced with a choice, do the right thing. It hurts everyone less in the long run.
You can't dwell on what might have been.. And it's not fair to condemn him for something he hasn't done.- Grandpa Chet
The room fell quiet. And as I read down the list of over one hundred and fifty eight-grade boys, I realized that to me, there had only ever been one boy.
A painting is more than the sum of its parts,' he would tell me, and then go on to explain how the cow by itself is just a cow, and the meadow by itself is just grass and flowers, and the sun peeking through the trees is just a beam of light, but put them all together and you've got magic.
What he did to my heart was sheer, inexplicable, magic.
It's easy to look back and see it, and it's easy to give the advice. But the sad fact is, most people don't look beneath the surface until it's too late.
I operate under the assumption that people don't notice the good in me. That's just how things always seem to play out. I get blamed, while con-artist kids like Venus, and Camille, and Gemma get believed. But the rescue lady noticed. In the background, just observing, she noticed.
One's character is set at an early age. The choices you make now will affect you for the rest of your life. I hate to see you swim out so far you can't swim back.
Words can't fix my life. Words can't give me a family. Words can't do jack. You may be a teacher, Ms. Leone, but face it: You don't know squat.
Now, I know from experience that the trouble with one lie is that it usually takes more lies to cover it up.? And if you don't watch out, you wind up telling lies to cover up the lies that are covering up the original lie.?