Alone! yesterday, today and forever.
Though he wouldn’t dare admit that he might have felt more for her. He wasn’t ready to care for a person that much when he still didn’t care too highly for himself. most days Landon regarded himself as a lost soul, a wanderer. Who could love such a man?
I am the most pious person in the room. Even though I have no pie – I have pizza, and what can be more virtuous than eating all by yourself?
I’ve never been the most important thing to anybody – not even myself.
Above the sky, everything is beautiful, but alone. (Au-dessus du ciel, – Tout est beau, mais seul)
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Now I no longer wish to be loved, beautiful, happy or successful. I want one thing and one thing only – to be left alone.
How terrible would it be to just wait there pathetically alone for him never to show up?”
Eudoxia’s expression grew more serious. “That’s what you’re doing anyway, my dear.
I fall in love with Paraíso. It’s like a giant playground where I’m never scolded for running around recklessly, where I’m almost overwhelmed with the amount of attention and love I receive from Mami’s family. In New York, I’m invisible.
I am happy to be alone.
Perhaps this is true.
Or perhaps I am the biggest coward of all.