I don’t want your love unless you know I am repulsive, and love me even as you know it.
Bataille, Georges. My Mother.  (via the-finest-connoisseur)

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Giving is the highest expression of potency. In the very act of giving, I experience my strength, my wealth, my power. This experience of heightened vitality and potency fills me with joy. I experience myself as overflowing, spending, alive, hence as joyous. Giving is more joyous than receiving, not because it is a deprivation, but because in the act of giving lies the expression of my aliveness.
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The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Napoleon Hill  (via the-finest-connoisseur)

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How cruel, your veins are full of ice-water and mine are boiling.
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights  (via the-finest-connoisseur)

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If you leave, please stay gone.
Cc  (via the-finest-connoisseur)

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I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically.
Anaïs Nin, from a letter to Henry Miller  (via the-finest-connoisseur)

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To whom can I expose the urgency of my own passion?
Virginia Woolf, from The Waves (via the-finest-connoisseur)

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