I'm Sarah and I love words.

“I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted.
I’m like a collection of paradoxes.”

- Ferdinand de Saussure.

“It is not because men’s desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.”

—   John Stuart Mill.

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“The birds that were singing in the dew-drenched garden seemed to be telling the flowers about her.”

—   Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

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“I can’t sleep and the rain is determined not to quit soliloquizing about you all night. I can’t help but overhear, my dear.”

—   Franz Kafka.

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“Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty; but learn to be happy alone.”

—   Saul Bellow, Ravelstein.

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“If nature is your teacher, your soul will awaken.”

—   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust.

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“Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.”

—   Heinrich Heine.

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“And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth,
“You owe me.”
Look what happens with love like that.
It lights up the sky.”

—   Rumi.

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“Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
For the sad old earth must borrow it’s mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.”

—   Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

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“And all this time she was torn by wild desires, by rage, by hatred. The trim folds of her dress hid a heart in turmoil, and her reticent lips told nothing of the storm.”

—   Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary.

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“She started reading. She didn’t mean to spend long at it, but soon she was devouring every word, oblivious to the creaking old home and the rain outside.”

—   Derek Landy, Skulduggery Pleasant.

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“Whatever causes night in our souls may leave stars.”

—   Victor Hugo, Ninety Three.

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“Jealousy, dear, has neither sense nor decency.”

—   Honore de Balzac, Letters of Two Brides.

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“To be desired is perhaps the closest anybody in this life can reach to feeling immortal.”

—   John Berger.

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