"What I have loved so far, I have loved in order to be able to love you."
"For a person whose sole burning ambition is to write — like myself — college is useless beyond the Sophomore year."
"We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger."
"Let’s admit, without apology, what we do to each other."
"You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want."
"I hated knowing what I wanted and knowing what was right and knowing they weren’t the same thing."
"I would like you to stay
and talk with me
but I don’t want
you to feel that you
have to just because I’m here."