The Four_Chambered Heart

"Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source.
It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; 
it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing."
Anais Nin

Love, Love, Love

"Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! 
What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. 
What if Christmas... perhaps ... means a little bit more!"
Dr. Seuss

Drunken Solitude

"How we need that security. How we need another soul to cling on, another body to keep us warm.
To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this.
I need someone to pour myself into."
Sylvia Plath

Wind, Sun & Stars

"Water has no taste, no color, no odor; it cannot be defined, art relished while ever mysterious.
Not necessary to life but rather life itself."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery


"(...) day and night are linked in a way that few things are; there cannot be one without the other yet they cannot exist at the same time. How would it feel, I remember wondering, to be always together, yet forever apart?"
Nicholas Sparks


"Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, 
always runs more smoothly when lubricated."
Marquis de Sade


"The terrible shock (...) had in some way broken that wall which separates us 
from the mystery of things beyond and which we call life."
Victor Hugo

Pour it Out

"Your (...) problem, perhaps, is that you scream
without letting yourself cry."
Friedrich Nietzsche

Wanna Bite?

"Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter; 
therefore, ye soft pipes, play on."
John Keats

What If?

"Do not anticipate trouble or worry about may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight."
Benjamin Franklin


"A sailor told me
The good breeze blew him
The good weather is coming.
The fisherman confirmed me
The little bird sang him
The good weather is coming."
Chico Buarque

The Laughing Heart_3

"The gods will offer you chances.
Know them.
Take them.
You can't beat death but
You can beat death in life, sometimes.
And the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be."
Charles Bukowski

Port[o] 2

"If in our city there are many who replace B for V, 
there are very few who replace freedom by servitude."
Almeida Garrett


"Ordinary life does not interest me. I seek only the high moments.
I am, in accord with the surrealists, searching for the marvelous."
Anais Nin

A Dream within A Dream

"It is by no means an irrational fancy that, is a future existence, 
we shall look upon what we think our present existence as a dream."
Edgar Allan Poe

Sitting in the Limbo

"What to say about this? What to say about the ferocious consciousness, 
that spectrum in the way?"

Catch a Breath

"But that afternoon he asked himself, with his infinite capacity for illusion,
if such pitiless indifference might not be a subterfuge for hiding the torments of love."
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Just Saying

"If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of a hundred years, teach the people."


"Use whatever talent you possess.
The woods would be silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best."
Henry van Dyke


"Tired, tired with nothing, tired with everything, tired with the world's weight 
he had never chosen to bear."
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Colours in Rust

"Anything that we can not include within the 
narrow frame of our understanding, we reject."
Henry Miller


"Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase.
Her heart was broken. Why would they to cure her with pills and powders?"
Leo Tolstoy


"What kind of world is that can send machines to Mars and
does nothing to stop the killing of a human being?"
José Saramago

Make a Wish

"A little morphine in all the air. 
It would be wonderfully refreshing for everyone."
D.H. Lawrence

Little Talks

"I've learned that waiting is the most difficult bit,
(...) knowing you're with me, even when you're not by my side."
Paulo Coelho


"What a urge to tell you homeland, Porto: 
Walled body of granite,
Watery hair, to the mist, the wind, exposed, 
Sculpted face on a scream."
António Manuel do Couto Viana


"It is difficult to believe in the dreadful but quiet war
lurking just below the serene facade of nature."
Charles Darwin


"Be like water making its way through cracks. 
Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it."
Bruce Lee

Haunting Past

"So I find words I never thought to speak
In streets I never thought I should revisit
When I left my body on a distant shore."
T.S. Elliot