“Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.”
Tobias Smollett (via itsquoted)
“Why is it that we can better bear to part in spirit than in body, and, while we have the fortitude to act farewell, have not the nerve to say it?”
Charles Dickens (via itsquoted)
Spacemen 3 - Ode to Street Hassle.
From the album The Perfect Prescription (1987).
“I already love in you your beauty, but I am only beginning to love in you that which is eternal and ever previous – your heat, your soul. Beauty one could get to know and fall in love with in one hour and cease to love it as speedily; but the soul one must learn to know. Believe me, nothing on earth is given without labour, even love, the most beautiful and natural of feelings.”
Leo Tolstoy to Valeria Arsenev (November, 1856)