Tropical nights are hammocks for lovers.
I love your silences, they are like mine.
I see enormous loves growing immense and finally crushing me.
If I love you it means we share the same fantasies, the same madnesses.
The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or a woman, it's what we lack in ourselves.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
He was now in that state of fire that she loved. She wanted to be burnt.
To think of him in the middle of the day lifts me out of ordinary living.
I reserve the right to love many different people at once, and to change my prince often.
Only the united beat of sex and heart together can create ecstasy.
The truly faithless one is the one who makes love to only a fraction of you. And denies the rest.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Our love of each other was like two long shadows kissing without hope of reality.
You don't find love, it finds you. It's got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what's written in the stars.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Memory is a great betrayer.
I needed to live, but I also needed to record what I lived.
When I don't write, I feel my world shrink. I lose my fire, my color.
In music I feel most deeply the passing of things.
Experience teaches acceptance of the imperfect as life.
The softness of the summer day like an ermine paw.
Stations and airports are rehearsals for separations by death.
Guilt is the one burden human beings can't bear alone.
It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.
You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead.
The final lesson a writer learns is that everything can nourish the writer.
The unconscious can become destructive if it is disregarded and thwarted.
To write is to descend, to excavate, to go underground.
we cannot cure the evils of politics with politics.
Big Business and Politics are twins, they are the monsters who kill everything, corrupt everything.
perhaps the only magician we have is the artist.
You are the only woman who ever answered the demands of my imagination.
Compassion for our parents is the true sign of maturity.
Mature people relate to each other without the need to merge.
Violence is a symptom of impotence.
Jazz is the music of the body.
The richest source of creation is feeling, followed by a vision of its meaning.
Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.
I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness.