Everything is so fragile.
There's so much conflict, so much pain. You keep waiting for the dust to settle and then you realize this is it; the dust is your life going on.
If happy comes along -- that weird, unbearable delight that's actual happy -- I think you have to grab it while you can.
You take what you can get. 'Cause it's here, and then...
-- Kitty Pryde in Astonishing X-Men #22, by Joss Whedon