Adult · British Culture · British Literature · Classic · Comic · Comic Book · Comics · DC Comics · Excerpt · Fantasy · Fiction · Graphic Novel · Horror · Mythology · Paraphrase · Passage · Quote · Science Fiction · Sequential Art · Urban Fantasy

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.

Rate this:

Ancient · Ancient History · Classical · Collection · Excerpt · Fantasy · Fiction · Fragment · Greek Culture · Greek Literature · Greek Mythology · Lesbian · LGBT · Lyric Poet · Lyricism · Mythology · Passage · Poetry · Queer

Sappho

You may forget butlet me tell youthis: someone insome future timewill think of us —Sappho, If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho. Translated by Anne Carson. (Virago Press Ltd November 6, 2003) C. -600 BCE.

Rate this:

Adult · American Culture · American Literature · Classic · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fairy Tale · Fairy Tales · Fantasy · Fiction · Historical · Historical Fiction · Mythology · Novel · Paraphrase · Passage · Quote · Retelling · Retellings · Romance · Russian Culture

Catherynne M. Valente

‘Forests have secrets,’ he said gently. ‘It’s practically what they’re for. To hide things. To separate one world from another.’ —  Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless. (Tor Books; First Edition edition March 29, 2011)

Rate this:

Classic · Excerpt · Fantasy · Mythology · Non-fiction · Paraphrase · Passage · Philosophy · Psychoanalysis · Psychology · Quote · Reference · Science · Spiritual · Swiss Culture · Swiss Literature

C.G. Jung

Be silent and listen: have you recognized your madness and do you admit it? Have you noticed that all your foundations are completely mired in madness? Do you not want to recognize your madness and welcome it in a friendly manner? You wanted to accept everything. So accept madness too. Let the light of your… Continue reading C.G. Jung

Advertisement

Rate this:

Absurdism · Classic · Collection · Essay · Essays · Excerpt · Existentialism · Fantasy · French Culture · French Literature · Mythology · Non-fiction · Paraphrase · Passage · Philosophy · Quote

Albert Camus

I can feel this heart inside me and I conclude it exists. I can touch this world and I also conclude that it exists. All my knowledge ends at this point. The rest is hypothesis. — Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus. Published 1942 (Éditions Gallimard, in French), 1955 (Hamish Hamilton, in English)

Rate this:

American Culture · American Literature · Biographical · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fantasy · History · Indian Culture · Mythology · Non-fiction · Paraphrase · Passage · Philosophy · Quote · Travel

Joseph Campbell

The eternal principle, which never was born, never will die: it is in all things: it is in you now. You are a wave on the face of the ocean. When the wave is gone, is the water gone? Has anything happened? Nothing has happened. It is a play, a game, a dance.  — Joseph… Continue reading Joseph Campbell

Rate this:

Classic · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fantasy · Historical · History · Magic · Medieval · Mythology · Non-fiction · Occult · Paraphrase · Passage · Philosophy · Quote · Reference · Religion · Renaissance · Romanian Culture · Romanian Literature

Ioan P. Couliano

Melancholy, being a kind of vacatio, separation of soul from body, bestowed the gift of clairvoyance and premonition. In the classifications of the Middle Ages, melancholy was included among the seven forms of vacatio, along with sleep, fainting, and solitude. The state of vacatio is characterized by a labile link between soul and body which… Continue reading Ioan P. Couliano

Rate this: