Posts Tagged: Quote

Anaïs Nin on writing and tasting life

“We write to taste life twice: in the moment, and in retrospect.” Anaïs Nin HIM: Anaïs Nin. Again. ME: Yes. The diaries, this time. HIM: Obsess much? ME: A little. No orders this week. Too busy with Anaïs. mjc

Anaïs Nin on writing and tasting life

“We write to taste life twice: in the moment, and in retrospect.” Anaïs Nin HIM: Anaïs Nin. Again. ME: Yes. The diaries, this time. HIM: Obsess much? ME: A little. No orders this week. Too busy with Anaïs. mjc

Umberto Eco on readers, writers and idiots

“If we think that our reader is an idiot, we should not use rhetorical figures, but if we use them and feel the need to explain them, we are essentially calling the reader an idiot. In turn, he will take

Umberto Eco on readers, writers and idiots

“If we think that our reader is an idiot, we should not use rhetorical figures, but if we use them and feel the need to explain them, we are essentially calling the reader an idiot. In turn, he will take

Colette on the abyss of voluptuaries

Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they survive, they come to the surface again. And they develop a routine of the abyss. “It’s four o’clock…  At

Colette on the abyss of voluptuaries

Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they survive, they come to the surface again. And they develop a routine of the abyss. “It’s four o’clock…  At

[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)] by e.e. cummings

[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)] i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my

[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)] by e.e. cummings

[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)] i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my

love is a place by e.e. cummings

love is a place love is a place & through this place of love move (with brightness of peace) all places yes is a world & in this world of yes life (skillfully curled) all worlds e.e.cummings ORDERS: enormous SMALLNESS:

love is a place by e.e. cummings

love is a place love is a place & through this place of love move (with brightness of peace) all places yes is a world & in this world of yes life (skillfully curled) all worlds e.e.cummings ORDERS: enormous SMALLNESS: