Category: prose

“A savage desire for strong emotions and sensations burns inside me: a rage against this soft-tinted, shallow, standardized and sterilized life, and a mad craving to smash something up, a department store, say, or a cathedral, or myself.”

“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”

“Never love a wild thing… You can’t give your heart to a wild thing: the more you do, the stronger they get. Until they’re strong enough to run.”

“There are those who were made for living and those who were made for loving.”

“Something in me wants more. I can’t rest.”

“Have you ever had that feeling— that you’d like to go to a whole different place and become a whole different self?”

“You were a dream. Then a reality. Now a memory.”

“Never love a wild thing… You can’t give your heart to a wild thing: the more you do, the stronger they get. Until they’re strong enough to run.”

“Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.”

“What I need and what I want are two very different things.”