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Bella is now friends with Flavio Bernardotti
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Bella liked a quote
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“You are aware of only one unrest;
Oh, never learn to know the other!
Two souls, alas, are dwelling in my breast,
And one is striving to forsake its brother.
Unto the world in grossly loving zest,
With clinging tendrils, one adheres;
The other rises forcibly in quest
Of rarefied ancestral spheres.
If there be spirits in the air
That hold their sway between the earth and sky,
Descend out of the golden vapors there
And sweep me into iridescent life.
Oh, came a magic cloak into my hands
To carry me to distant lands,
I should not trade it for the choicest gown,
Nor for the cloak and garments of the crown.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Bella liked a quote
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Lost Illusions by Honoré de Balzac
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A Harlot High and Low by Honoré de Balzac
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The Black Sheep by Honoré de Balzac
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A Woman of Thirty by Honoré de Balzac
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Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac
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Bella is now a fan of Honoré de Balzac and Émile Zola
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Stefan Zweig
“The strength of a love is always misjudged if we evaluate it by its immediate cause and not the stress that went before it, the dark and hollow space full of disappointment and loneliness that precedes all the great events in the heart's history.”
Stefan Zweig, The Burning Secret and other stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“It takes two to make an accident.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Stefan Zweig
“She was at that crucial age when a women begins to regret having stayed faithful to a husband she never really loved, when the glowing sunset colors of her beauty offer her one last, urgent choice between maternal and feminine love. At such a moment a life that seemed to have chosen its course long ago is questioned once again, for the last time the magic compass needle of the will hovers between final resignation and the hope of erotic experience.”
Stefan Zweig, The Burning Secret and other stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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