You have no idea what you and your son meant to me. I became independent early on, I grew up an only child and got use to being alone at a very early age. It got to the point where I needed it, probably was part of why some of my other relationships didn't work out. With you two I didn't need to be alone... I just needed you.
~Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Old-Time Song Lyrics - Green Grow The Lilacs
As an English teacher, I know how important it is to remember to reflect on your writing (even after you have finished something). It is important to remember WHY you choose to write about something. I find this particular quote quite inspiring for many different reasons. Sometimes the best ideas, or innovations, come from looking back and learning from the past.
For some reason, I like this.