"You don’t test a gentle person the way that you don’t steep tea for too long. Submerge me and I will imbue, and what was sweet will be bitter. I will be strong on your tongue and unpleasant to the taste, and you’ll regret drowning me in your guile.
My gentleness is not for your taking."
"I have this weird obsession about buying books and looking at them with a smile, even if I won’t read them soon. At least they are mine now."