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The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope
The Way We Live Now
by Anthony Trollope
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Among my favorite Trollope novels. This timeless story of avarice and hypocrisy is as relevant now as it was in the mid-19th century. The proper role of capitalism in civilized society combined with questions of inclusion and exclusion are still the ...more
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John Dufresne
“It wasn't that I wanted to know her now. I wanted to have already known her. I wanted her fears and her desires to have shaped my life. I know this is not love, of course. What it is is a queer feeling of nostalgia for an impossible future, for what can never be. That's fantasy. Love is different.”
John Dufresne, Love Warps the Mind a Little

“Advice is a form of Nostalgia”
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William Faulkner
“Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar...”
William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

“Nostalgia não é saudade.
sim, são sinonimas, mas "sinônimo" é o mismo que "semelhante" e não "idêntico"
"Idêntico" é cem por cento "igual", enquanto que em "semelhante há pelo menos um percentual minimo de "diferente", de cualquier maneira saudade não e nostalgia.
Nostalgia é a nausea que se encontra numa paisagem. num cheiro. numa música, num vento que nos carrega para tão proximo de reviver una história, porem se esvai num relance.
Saudade é a falta que se sente do que já se foi, saudade se afina, saudade não e provocada no lance de uma sensação. Saudade e a própia sensação constante, um sentimiento abstrato quase sólido a beira do palpável.”
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“Have you ever wondered how nostalgia isn"t what it used to be?”
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