I think. I write. Yes, I understand the importance of the punctuation between those statements.
Anything from Gayle Forman or Melina Marchetta. The Hate U Give, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, The Outsiders, The Catcher in the Rye.
To laugh often & much; to win the respect of the intelligent people & the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics & endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the beauty in others; to leave the world a bit better...This is to have succeeded. Emerson