We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come.
SOLVE BY RESOLVE –
Use lessons learned from failed attempts to reinforce commitment
to be a poet means
with a permanent wound
of the sky
or someone’s eyes.
I had embraced you…
long before i hugged you.
You cannot hide from the world. It will find you. It always does. And now it has found me. My split second of immortality is over. All that’s left now is the end, which is all any of us ever has.
Ich habe Hymnen, die ich schweige.
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.’
‘Even when one has been wounded by it, Harry?’ asked the duchess after a pause.
‘Especially when one has been wounded by it,’ answered Lord Henry.
A story so cherished it has to be dressed in casualness to disguise its significance in case the listener turned out to be unsympathetic.
Gay-Lussac was quick, lively, ingenious and profound, with great activity of mind and great facility of manipulation. I should place him at the head of all the living chemists in France.
Be broken and pride will have no vessel.