“God, but life is loneliness, despite all the opiates, despite the shrill tinsel gaiety of “parties” with no purpose, despite the false grinning faces we all wear. And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter – they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long. Yes, there is joy, fulfillment and companionship – but the loneliness of the...
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“Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great.” ― Roger de Bussy-Rabutin Separation. Edvard Munch. 1896.
“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” ― Vladimir Nabokov
“The bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” Oscar Wilde
“The wounds that never heal can only be mourned alone.” ― James Frey, A Million Little Pieces The Swan of Tuonela Akseli Gallen-Kallela – 1904-1905
“The true paradises are the paradises that we have lost.” Marcel Proust. Paradise Lost Geza Farago – 1903 www.moniquespassions.com
“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter.” ― Anita Diamant, The Red Tent Mother and Daughter Alexei Harlamoff – 1901
“Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.” W.H. Auden, ‘Reading’, 1963.
“I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.” ― Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis Portrait Franz Kafka by Andy Warhol.