Someone who has never known constraint can have no concept of freedom.
A dandy in spirit, he paraded the art of dreaming through the pure happenstance of existence.
For days we slept wakefully, content to be nothing, to have no desires or hopes, to have forgotten the color of love or the taste of hatred.
I'm always astonished whenever I finish anything. Astonished and depressed. My desire for perfection should prevent me from ever finishing anything; it should prevent me even from starting.
We feel the weather even when we are unaware that we do.
No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.
May our love be a prayer … Anoint me with seeing you, and I will make the moments I dream of you into a rosary, with my tediums for Our Fathers and my anxieties for Hail Marys.
To be an illustration seems to me the only ideal worthy of a contemporary woman.
We all love each other, and the lie is the kiss we exchange.