“it was made of white marble, just like Dumbledore’s tomb, and this made it easy to read, as it seemed to shine in the dark. Harry did not need to kneel or even approach very close to it to make out the words engraved upon it.” - deathly hallows, 363.
“Bad things happen. Things you can’t control. Things that have nothing to do with you. And they will destroy you if you let them. Or you can try to learn from them, so that next time, you’ll be prepared. So that, even if you never feel safe again, you can do your best to make sure that what happened to you never happens to anyone else.”
“When I went to the X-Men, I was desperate. They had every reason to turn me away. But they didn’t. I figured if they believed in me, I owed it to them to believe in myself. To try. To get better. I found out I could. I ain’t gonna lie. It was hard–still is. But it all started when someone believed in me.”