Favorite Quotes

Here is a place for all of those quotes that get highlighted while reading.

“But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ”
― Ernest HemingwayThe Old Man and the Sea

“It’s silly not to hope. It’s a sin he thought.”
― Ernest HemingwayThe Old Man and the Sea

“Friendship has splendors that love knows not. It grows stronger when crossed, whereas obstacles kill love. Friendship resists time, which wearies and severs couples. It has heights unknown to love.”
― Mariama BâSo Long a Letter

“The flavor of life is love. The salt of life is also love.”
― Mariama BâSo Long a Letter

“Take me with you. I want a doomed love. I want streets at night, wind and rain, no one wondering where I am.”
― Michael CunninghamThe Hours

“Dear Leonard. To look life in the face. Always to look life in the face and to know it for what it is. At last to know it. To love it for what it is, and then, to put it away. Leonard. Always the years between us. Always the years. Always the love. Always the hours.”
― Michael CunninghamThe Hours

“I feel certain that I am going mad again. I feel we can’t go through another of those terrible times. And I shan’t recover this time. I begin to hear voices, and I can’t concentrate. So I am doing what seems the best thing to do. You have given me the greatest possible happiness. You have been in every way all that anyone could be. I don’t think two people could have been happier ’til this terrible disease came. I can’t fight any longer. I know that I am spoiling your life, that without me you could work. And you will I know. You see I can’t even write this properly. I can’t read. What I want to say is I owe all the happiness of my life to you. You have been entirely patient with me and incredibly good. I want to say that — everybody knows it. If anybody could have saved me it would have been you. Everything has gone from me but the certainty of your goodness. I can’t go on spoiling your life any longer. I don’t think two people could have been happier than we have been. V.” Virginia Woolf (Suicide Note) 

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