"I walk in the world to love it."

"…I have not lived, but only dreamed of living."

Nathaniel Hawthorne, from a letter (via violentwavesofemotion)

"Listening to the rhythm of her water drinking made me recognise the difference between sentences and paragraphs; that paragraphs are emotional and that sentences are not."

Gertrude Stein, from Selected Writings (via violentwavesofemotion)