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    I want a dress the color of suffering
    — Rachilde
    tags: suffering 
     
    If I created a new depravity I would be a priestess, while my imitators would founder, after my reign, in abominable filth...Don't you think that proud men, copying Satan, are more guilty than the Satan of the Bible, who invented pride? Is Satan not respectable because of his unprecedented and divinely inspired sin?
    — Rachilde
    tags: men  bible  satan 
     
    The terrible poetry of human nudity, I understand it at last, I who tremble for the first time in trying to read it with blasé eyes.
    — Rachilde
    tags: time  human  eyes  poetry  read 
     
    A caprice is handled like a stew, and the pepper is added at the last minute.
    — Rachilde
    I have never been loved enough to gain the desire of reproducing a being in the image of my lover and I have never been given enough pleasure so that my brain has not had the leisure to seek better...I have wanted the impossible.
    — Rachilde
    It is true, Monsieur," Raoule went on, shrugging her shoulders, "that I have had lovers in my life as I have books in my library, to know, to study. But I have had no passion, I have not written my own book yet! I always found myself alone when we were two. One is not weak when one remains master of one's self in the midst of the most stupefying pleasures.
    — Rachilde
    No, no, don't let my vulnerable heart share in this sacrifice to lust! Let him disgust me before pleasing me! Let him be what others have been, an instrument that I can break before becoming the echoes of its vibration.
    — Rachilde
    tags: heart  sacrifice  shares 
     
    All monsters have their fits of depression.
    — Rachilde
    tags: depression 
     
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    rachilde
    Birth    : February 11, 1860
    Death  : April 4, 1953
    Occupation  : Author

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