“But my ultimate inspiration comes from my best friend, the dazzling woman from whom I received my name and my life’s blood, Lorelai Gilmore. My mother never gave me any idea that I couldn’t do whatever I wanted to do or be whomever I wanted to be. She filled our house with love and fun and books and music, unflagging in her efforts to give me role models from Jane Austen to Eudora Welty to Patti Smith. As she guided me through these incredible eighteen years, I don’t know if she ever realized that the person I most wanted to be was her.”
Gilmore Girls 3.22: “Those Are The Strings, Pinocchio”
Can I say something about destiny? Screw destiny! If this evil thing comes, we’ll fight it, and we’ll keep fighting it until we whoop it. ‘Cause destiny is just another word for inevitable. And nothing’s inevitable as long as you stand up, look it in the eye, and say, you’re evitable!