La sensibilité n’est pas fragilité. C’est l’incapacité de rester superficielle. C’est aller toujours au fond. Dans les choses, dans les personnes, dans les émotions.
“Melancholy people have two reasons for being so: they don’t know or they hope.”
Albert Camus, “The Absurd Man” (via heteroglossia)
The two reasons I would guess would be: they know too much about the nature of humanity and about how falsely and manipulatively the word “love” is used. —Nobody(via journalofanobody)
“She also considered very seriously what she would look like in a little cottage in the middle of the forest, dressed in a melancholy gray and holding communion only with the birds and trees; a life of retirement away from the vain world; a life into which no man came.”
A.A. Milne (via thatkindofwoman)