"She threw her arms around his neck and clung to him passionately, weeping in the curiously silent, painful way all the Cleary children did once they were out of infancy. It was horrible to watch, and not something soft words or kisses could heal."
— The Thornbirds, Colleen McCullough
are you still in contact with Rupert/partyhard/xr2? is he on tumblrsss? tyvm!
No I’m not and I’m not sure if he is :( I’m not very active on here anymore so he might have changed his name too long ago for me to figure out who he is now, I miss him though and hope he’s doing okay :(
The heart — it is a physical organ, we all know. But how much more an emotional organ — this we also know. Love, like blood, flows from the heart. Are blood and love related? Does a heart pump blood as it pumps love? Is love the blood of the universe?"
"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used."
— Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
Paul Redeker always believed, well, perhaps not always, but at least in his adult life, that humanity’s one fundamental flaw was emotion."
World War Z, Max Brooks
"A person fucks himself up so much," Colonel Aureliano Buendía said, "Fucks himself up so much just so that six weak fairies can kill him and he can’t do anything about it."
— One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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