“I just miss you, in a quite simple desperate human way. Oh my dear, I can’t be clever and stand-offish with you: I love you too much for that. Too truly. You have no idea how stand-offish I can be with people I don’t love. I have brought it to a fine art. But you have broken down my defences. And I don’t really resent it.”— Vita Sackville West, from a letter to Virginia Woolf dated 21 January 1926.
“Well if you are (what you love) And you do (what you love) I will always be the sun and moon to you And if you share (with your heart) Yeah, you give (with your heart) What you share with the world is what it keeps of you”—Noah And The Whale
“Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.”—