You will learn as you get older, my dear girl, that not everyone reads as you do. Not everyone has the same encounter with language.
I believe nothing, and therefore like many who believe nothing, I must make something, and that something is the meaning which I give to my life. The saving of witches, the study of the supernatural, these are my lasting pleasures; they make me forget that I do not know why we are born, or why we die, or why the world is here.
I tell you, Richard, if you ever get ready to sell your soul, don't bother to sell it to another human being. It's bad business to even consider such a thing.
One time Gifford had asked Mona: What's the difference between men and women? Mona had said: Men don't know what can happen. They're happy. But women know everything that can happen. They worry all the time.
Here's my love, not in little droplets, but from the very river of my being. It reaches all the way down to the roots of my being, tangling my heart in its burning mesh. For you. Drink deep.
Should we put out the light? And then put out the light. But once put out thy light, I cannot give it vital breath again. It needs must wither.