"To whom can I expose the urgency of my own passion?"
- Virginia Woolf, from The Waves (Hogarth Press, 1931)
(Source: requiemforthepast, via apoetreflects)
Rei #53 - “As canções que você fez pra mim" (1968), Rua Dr. Almeida Lima, Mooca
Rei #76 - “Recordações e mais nada" (1983), Praça Morumbizinho, São Miguel Paulista
"To want and not to have, sent all up her body a hardness, a hollowness, a strain. And then to want and not to have—to want and want—how that wrung the heart, and wrung it again and again!"
- Virginia Woolf, from To the Lighthouse (Harvest Books, 1989)
(Source: metaphorformetaphor, via apoetreflects)
"Absence, the highest form of presence."
- James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (via bookmania)
"Only unfulfilled love can be romantic"
- Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being (via resplendent-quatopygia)
"Making love with a woman and sleeping with a woman are two separate passions, not merely different but opposite. Love does not make itself felt in the desire for copulation (a desire that extends to an infinite number of women) but in a desire for shared sleep (a desire limited to one woman)."
- The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (via 900ml)
"I wish I had the courage not to fight and doubt everything. I wish, just once, I could say: ‘This. This is good enough.’"
- Chuck Palahniuk (via factanonverba)
(Source: rauchwolken, via factanonverba)
"My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing."
- Marcel Proust (via apoetreflects)
(Source: keshavprasad, via apoetreflects)
"It comes so soon, the moment when there is nothing left to wait for …"
- Marcel Proust, from Swann’s Way: Search of Lost Time, Volume One (Penguin Classics, 2004)
(Source: fables-of-the-reconstruction, via apoetreflects)
"I look for uncomplicated hymns
but love has none."
- Anne Sexton, from “A Little Uncomplicated Hymn,” in Anne Sexton: The Complete Poems (Houghton Mifflin, 1981)
(Source: hiddenshores, via apoetreflects)