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Things are sweeter when they’re lost. I know—because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly…and when I got it it turned to dust in my hand.

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Things are sweeter when they’re lost. I know—because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly…and...
I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world.
I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go.
The fire blazing in her dark and injured heart seemed to glow around her like a flame.
You’ll understand why storms are named after people.
I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go.
How I feel is that if I wanted anything I’d take it. That’s what I’ve always thought all my life. But it happens that I want you, and so I j...
A woman should be able to kiss a man beautifully and romantically without any desire to be either his wife or his mistress.
I want excitement; and I don’t care what form it takes or what I pay for it, so long as it makes my heart beat.
I won’t kiss you. It might get to be a habit and I can’t get rid of habits.
I’m a slave to my emotions, to my likes, to my hatred of boredom, to most of my desires.
I want excitement; and I don’t care what form it takes or what I pay for it, so long as it makes my heart beat.