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Sometimes she would sit down with a thought in her mind – the fridge needs cleaning, for instance – and find that half an hour, an hour or more had passed and it was still as if that thought had just come into her head.” – Monica Ali, Brick Lane

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“It’s the first time in my life I, I couldn’t say no and all I could think about was being close to him, touching him, being naked with him – getting away from everything in my life – and it was terrifying. It was wonderful. I felt like, I’ve been asleep for years in this fog of grief and then there’s this person that makes me feel alive..” – Alison Bailey

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“…he had built up within himself a kind of sanctuary in which she throned among his secret thoughts and longings. Little by little it became the scene of his real life, of his only rational activities; thither he brought the books he read, the ideas and feelings which nourished him, his judgments and his visions. Outside it, in the scene of his actual life, he moved with a growing sense of unreality and insufficiency, blundering against familiar prejudices and traditional points of view as an absent-minded man goes on bumping into the furniture of his own room.” – Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

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“I’ve loved you so long
that I can hardly remember
What it is was like without you here” – Shine, Nashville Cast

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“He was not sure he wanted to see the Countess Olenska again; but ever since he had looked at her from the path above the bay he had wanted, irrationally and indescribably, to see the place she was living in, to follow the movements of her imagined figure as he had watched the real one in the summer-house. The longing was with him day and night, an incessant undefinable craving, like a sudden whim of a sick man for food or drink once tasted and long since forgotten.” – Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence 

 

“He simply felt that if he could carry away the vision of the spot of earth she walked on, and the way the sky and sea enclosed it, the rest of the world might seem less empty.” – Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

 

 

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“The only person that can ever keep you happy is you. It isn’t love to put your happiness in someone else’s hands, it’s foolishness.” – Shammy

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“I had a dream that I was disappearing slowly every time I wanted to be a part of you, its haunting me even now.” – Shammy 6/1/12 4:37pm

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