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Neil Gaiman,

For love is no part of the dreamworld. Love belongs to Desire, and Desire is always cruel. – Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll’s House. (Vertigo; Gph edition March 10, 1999) Originally published June 1st 1990.

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

My God, a moment of bliss. Why, isn’t that enough for a whole lifetime? ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, “White Nights,” originally published 1848. White Nights and Other Stories The Novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Volume X. (May 9, 2011)

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Charles Bukowski

To give life you must take life, and as our grief falls flat and hollow upon the billion-blooded sea I pass upon serious inward-breaking shoals rimmed with white-legged, white-bellied rotting creatures lengthily dead and rioting against surrounding scenes. Dear child, I only did to you what the sparrow did to you; I am old when… Continue reading Charles Bukowski

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