A mother is the first archive, the most primary of sources. —from Riffat’s Diary by Taymiya R. Zaman
It was either pride or fear that kept him from confiding in her, and a combination of denial and ignorance that prevented her from asking him if he was noticing, as she was, the changes in his behavior, his moods, his orientation with the world. —from The Longboat by Sam Keller