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You cannot save people. You can only love them.
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Only the united beat of sex and heart together can create ecstasy.
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Last night I wept. I wept because the process by which I have become woman was painful. I wept becau...
ANAïS NIN
With her eyes alone she could give this response, this absolutely erotic response, as if febrile wav...
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I am the most tired woman in the world. I am tired when I get up. Life requires an effort I cannot m...
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Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
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I am like a snake who has already bitten. I retreat from a direct battle while knowing the slow effe...
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Again I take a taxi to Clichy address, but feel that I do not want to go on loving Henry more active...
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The magic beauty of simultaneity, to see the loved one rushing toward you at the same moment you are...
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So many broken promises, each day an aborted wish, a lost object, a misplaced unread book, clutterin...
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When you're in my arms, I know you're mine. But your feet are so swift, so swift, they carry you as ...
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The writer is the duelist who never fights at the stated hour, who gathers up an insult, like anothe...
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I only feel close to people who arouse my energy, who make enormous demands of me, who are capable o...
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The two men who have done the greatest harm to the world are Christ and Columbus. Christ taught us g...
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The struggle to emerge out of the past, clean of memories; the inadequacy of our hearts to cut life ...
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Since desire always goes towards that which is our direct opposite, it forces us to love that which ...
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If I love you it means we share the same fantasies, the same madnesses
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She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in t...
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I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
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Writers do not live one life, they live two. There is the living and then there is the writing. Ther...
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The secret of joy is the mastery of pain.
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The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or a woman, it's what we lack in ourselves.
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Also, I do not like the companionship of women. They are petty and personal. They hang on to their m...
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For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to ...
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Pain is something to master, not to wallow in.
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[Y]ou have to learn to intake, to imbibe, to nourish yourself and not be afraid of fullness. The ful...
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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. -Anais Nin.
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Jazz is the music of the body
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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
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Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is t...
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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.
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You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are living. Then you read a ...
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Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies ...
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There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was dr...
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The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more myst...
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Too late for changes, too late perhaps for explanations and ideological webs, but the love goes on, ...
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We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
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