jonathanpham: Nostalgia: it’s delicate, but potent. Teddy told me that in Greek, “nostalgia” literally means “the pain from an old wound.” It’s a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn’t a spaceship, it’s a time machine. It goes backwards, and forwards… it takes us to a place where we ache to go again. It’s not called the wheel, it’s called the carousel. It...
Above all, do not lie to yourself. The man who lies to him and listens to his...– Dostoevsky
Being born a woman is an awful tragedy…yes, my consuming desire to mingle with...– Sylvia Plath
I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of shit.– Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Letters of Note: Forget your personal tragedy