Frailty, thy name is Jessica.
The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went.– Orlando, by Virginia Woolf
I’ve kept a rein on my life whispering in a boundless silence I no longer know...– George Seferis, from “Epiphany, 1937,”
“Lovely one, your eyes are too big for your face, your eyes are too big for the earth. There are countries, there are rivers, in your eyes.” Pablo Neruda
Now is life very solid or very shifting? I am haunted by the two contradictions....– Virginia Woolf, from a diary entry dated 4 January 1929
My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness...– Fernando Pessoa
Threats, promises, and good intentions don’t amount to actions.– Cheshire Cat [Alice: Madness Returns]