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Meanwhile in my head, I'm undergoing open-heart surgery. - Anne Sexton
1578"It’s not about the words. It’s about the memories lost inside the words." - Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters
2262"Gradually, but deliberately…I have made myself into a machine. I have done it deliberately—in order to endure, in order not to feel. I have deliberately killed my senses—I have deliberately died […]" - T.S. Eliot, from Selected Letters
488"I cannot live without you, and I don’t intend to bloody well try ever again. You are my inspiration, my hope, my whole hope, the oxygen in my blood." - Laurence Olivier, from a letter to Vivien Leigh
438"I adore you so. You’re so original. The way you make absolutely no attempt to hide your darling feelings is so adorable!" - Laurence Olivier, from a letter to Vivien Leigh
355"You are all over me, in sorrow or in joy, all of the time – Oh yes in drunkenness too, in conversation, in work, with every breath and heart-beat." - Laurence Olivier, from a letter to Vivien Leigh
872"I do not think there is a solitary second when my mind is not completely buried in you […]" - Laurence Olivier, from a letter to Vivien Leigh
910"And all I have to tell you that I can write is that I love you." - Ernest Hemingway from a letter dated August 1965
5687"It is allowed to invent new verbs?
I want to create one for you: I sky you, so that my wings may stretch out enormously, to love you without boundaries." - Frida Kahlo, from Passionate Letters, Abscondita (2002)

(Source: volaream, via poemsofthequiet)

714"Alone and yet so infinitely close to you." - Vivien Leigh, from a letter to Jack Merivale
512"Now there is only one demand, and that is to be alive; there to give life, there to receive life, and there to let it hurt, and there to let it feel good. To dare, my love." - Ingmar Bergman, from a letter to Liv Ullmann
578"…I foresee the day when I shall have gone too far into myself that there will no longer be anything to be seen of me at all." - Vita Sackville-West, from a letter to Virginia Woolf
414"You will always know what I am saying even if I do not." - Anaïs Nin, from a letter to Henry Miller
800"I do not need to return. I will find you everywhere. You alone can go wherever I go, into the same mysterious regions. You too know the language of the nerves. You will always know what I am saying even if I do not." - Anaïs Nin, from a letter to Henry Miller
1172"I am never not thinking of you." - Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters
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