The love that we will never make together is the most beautiful, the most violent, the most pure, the most heady. – Serge Gainsbourg
Now i’ve been sitting on this abandoned beach for years Waiting for the salty water to cover up my ears But every time the tide come in to take me home I get scared, and I’m sitting here alone. — Regina Spektor, from “Folding Chair,” Far. (June 9, 2009) Label: Sire.
Don’t treat me like I am something that happened to you. ― Ani DiFranco, from “Adam and Eve,” Dilate. Release Date: May 1, 1996, Label: Righteous Babe.
You’re young until you’re not. You love until you don’t. You try until you can’t. You laugh until you cry. You cry until you laugh. And everyone must breathe until their dying breath. — Regina Spektor, from “On the Radio,” Begin To Hope. Release Date: June 12, 2006. Label: Sire.
Why should I wake when I’m half past dead? ― Emilie Autumn
The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering. ― Tom Waits
Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain. —Billie Holiday