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  • #1
    Sylvia Plath
    “If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #2
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “We loved with a love that was more than love.”
    Edgar Allen Poe

  • #3
    Sylvia Plath
    “I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead;
    I lift my eyes and all is born again.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #4
    Pablo Neruda
    “Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”
    Pablo Neruda, Love

  • #5
    Sylvia Plath
    “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #6
    Pablo Neruda
    “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
    in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #7
    Sylvia Plath
    “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #8
    Sylvia Plath
    “Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #9
    Sylvia Plath
    “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #10
    Ransom Riggs
    “We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.”
    Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  • #11
    Raymond Chandler
    “To say goodbye is to die a little.”
    Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye

  • #12
    George Eliot
    “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
    George Eliot

  • #13
    George Sand
    “We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.”
    George Sand, Mauprat

  • #14
    George Sand
    “There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

    (Il n'y a qu'un bonheur dans la vie, c'est d'aimer et d'être aimé.)”
    George Sand
    tags: love

  • #15
    George Sand
    “Whoever has loved knows all that life contains of sorrow and joy.”
    George Sand

  • #16
    George Sand
    “Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.

    (La vie ressemble plus souvent à un roman qu'un roman ne ressemble à la vie.)”
    George Sand

  • #17
    George Sand
    “The world will know and understand me someday. But if that day does not arrive, it does not greatly matter. I shall have opened the way for other women.”
    George Sand

  • #18
    Aldous Huxley
    “Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.”
    Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

  • #19
    Patrick Ness
    You were merely wishing for the end of pain, the monster said. Your own pain. An end to how it isolated you. It is the most human wish of all.
    Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

  • #20
    Sylvia Plath
    “Please, I want so badly for the good things to happen.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #21
    Pablo Neruda
    “Only do not forget, if I wake up crying
    it's only because in my dream I'm a lost child

    hunting through the leaves of the night for your hands....”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #22
    Pablo Neruda
    “If we were not so single-minded
    about keeping our lives moving
    and for once could do nothing,
    perhaps a huge silence
    might interrupt this sadness
    of never understanding ourselves
    and of threatening ourselves with death
    Perhaps the world can teach us
    as when everything seems dead
    but later proves to be alive.”
    pablo neruda

  • #23
    Pablo Neruda
    “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where,
    I love you simply, without problems or pride:
    I love you in this way because I don’t know any other way of loving.”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #24
    J.D. Salinger
    “When you're dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery. People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #25
    J.D. Salinger
    “That's the whole trouble. When you're feeling very depressed, you can't even think.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye



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