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"So in the end, was it worth it? Jesus Christ. How irreparably changed my life has become. It's always the last day of summer and I've been left out in the cold with no door to get back in. I'll grant you I've had more than my share of poignant moments. Life passes most people by while they're making grand plans for it. Throughout my lifetime, I've left pieces of my heart here and there. And now, ...

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  • "Rien ne pèse tant que un secret." (_Nothing weighs more than a secret._) La Fonataine.
  • “I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.” Voltaire
  • “No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” Voltaire
  • “There are three things I have always loved, and never understood -- painting, music, women.” Fontenelle
  • “Love is the exchange of two fantasies and the contact of two skins.” Chamfort
  • "Le plus grand faible des hommes, c'est l'amour qu'ils ont de la vie." (__Man's greatest weakness is his love of life.__) Molière.
  • "On n'aime que ce qu'on ne possède pas tout entier." (_We love only what we do not wholly possess._)
  • "Quand il me prend dans les bras, Il me parle tout bas, Je vois la vie en rose." (_
When he takes me in his arms and speaks to me softly, I see the world through rose-colored glasses._)
  • “Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”
  • “Raise high the roof beam, carpenters. Like Ares comes the bridegroom, taller far than a tall man. Love, Irving Sappho, formerly under contract to Elysium Studios Ltd. Please be happy happy happy with your beautiful Muriel. This is an order. I outrank everybody on this block.” J.D. Salinger
  • "I am real," said Alice, and began to cry. " You won't make yourself a bit realer by crying ," Tweedledee remarked: "there's nothing to cry about." Lewis Carroll
  • " What we have here is a dreamer. Someone completely out of touch with reality. When she jumped, she probably thought she could fly. "- The Virgin Suicides
  • "There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams—not through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion. It had gone beyond her, beyond everything. He had thrown himself into it with a creative passion, adding to it all the time, decking it out with every bright feather that drifted his way. No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart." - The Great Gatsby
  • "In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." — Mr Darcy, Pride and Prejudice
  • "I am beloved's and my beloved is mine."- Song of Solomon 6:3
  • Take it all back. Life is boring, except for flowers, sunshine, your perfect legs. A glass of cold water when you are really thirsty. The way bodies fit together. Fresh and young and sweet. Coffee in the morning. These are just moments. I struggle with the in-betweens. I just never want to stop loving like there is nothing else to do, because what else is there to do?
  • "Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are." -Quentin Crisp
  • "Il faut que je la voie et lui tend a mon coeur.Je l'aime au point de foudre et je ne peut pas continuer a être séparé d'elle.Si elle me n'aimerait plus.Je n'aurais plus rien á faire sur terre." ("I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the point of madness, and I cannot continue to be separated from her. If she no longer loved me, I would have nothing left to do on earth.”)
  • Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up, as the brain empties.- Jules Renard
  • "Tout passe, tout lasse, tout casse." (Everything passes; everything wears out; everything breaks.)- French proverb
  • "La critique est aisée, mais l'art est difficile." (__Criticism is easy, art is difficult.__) -Destouches.
  • "So fail. Be bad at things. Be embarrassed. Be afraid. Be vulnerable. Go out on a limb or two or twelve, & you will fall & it’ll hurt. But the harder you fall, the farther you will rise. The louder you fail, the clearer your future becomes. Failure is a gift, welcome it. There are people who spend their whole lives wondering how they became the people they became, how certain chances passed them by, why they didn’t take the road less traveled. Those people aren’t you. You have front row seats to your own transformation, & in transforming yourself, you might even transform the world. & it will be electric, & I promise you it will be terrifying. Embrace that; embrace the new person you’re becoming. This is your moment. I promise you, it is now, now, not two minutes from now, not tomorrow, but really now. Own that; know that deep in your bones. & go to sleep every night knowing that, wake up every morning remembering that. & then…keep going."
  • "I am the combined effort of everyone I have ever known."- Charlie, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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