“I was just shocked that all of a sudden I was 25! But actually I like myself more than ever. I feel so comfortable in my own skin. I really like how I look, I like who I am, I like everyone that I surround myself with. Obviously I have insecurities, but they don’t hold me back. I was trying to get some stamina for my tour, so I lost a bit of weight. Now I fit into normal, off-the-shelf clothes—which is a really big problem for me.” - Adele for Vogue 2016
“I know what I would want if I were a fan of me. For me, it’s not like, ‘Thanks for being a great fan! Bye!’ I have an ‘Us’ mentality. It’s not, ‘Thank you guys for doing this for me.’ It’s, ‘I’m so happy we did this together.’”
His hand closed automatically around the fake Horcrux but in spite of everything, in spite of the dark and twisting path he saw stretching ahead for himself, in spite of the final meeting with Voldemort he knew must come whether in a month in a year or in ten, he felt his heart lift at the thought that there was still one last golden day of peace left to enjoy with Ron and Hermione.