Meanwhile in my head, I'm undergoing open-heart surgery. - Anne Sexton.
640"How can I remain peaceful without turning my face completely to the world? I belong to quick, futile moments of intense feeling. Yes, I belong to moments. Not to people. In all other ways I lead a perfectly ordinary life - except that I do not like thinking and talking about anything ordinary unless one makes me." - Virginia Woolf, A Passionate Apprentice: The Early Journals 1897 - 1909