"Be careful, lest in casting out your demon,
you exorcise the best thing in you."
Friedrich Nietzsche


"What you burnt, broke, and tore is still in my hands.
I am the keeper of fragile things and I have kept of you what is indissoluble."
Anais Nin

Lights On!

"There is enough light for those who want to believe and 
enough shadows to blind those who don't."
Blaise Pascal

The Wives

"When fishing is done
All work heads to the women
Who manufactores grease 
Takes care of the children
Does the networks, washing 
and fixing them,
And goes off to sell 
By these roads."
Raúl Brandão


"Coincidences are obstacles that stand in the way of those 
who have never started calculating probabilities."
Edgar Allan Poe

Au Naturel

"I am neither good nor want to be. I am content to despise almost everyone,
hate some, esteem few and love one."
Florbela Espanca


"Never say goodbye, because saying goodbye means going away.
And going away means forgetting."
in Peter Pan [J. M. Barrie]

Port[o] 5

"The wall instills in us in a sweet european sadness, a pride of activity, 
a drawing of ostentatious slaves, 
an economic dream and a impractical faith of freedom."
Agustina Bessa-Luís

You've Got Mail

"Love letters, when there's love,
Are ridiculous.

But, in the end,
Only the creatures who never wrote
Love letters
Are ridiculous."
Fernando Pessoa

To The Rescue

"Man does not surrender himself to the angels neither to utterly death, 
saved only by the weakness of his fragile will."
Henry Beck Hirst

Sweet Pepper

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap 
but by the seeds that you plant."
Robert Louis Stevenson

Sad Days, Clear Nights

"Always around to spell
With his same sad old suits
That in a picture album
I insist on collecting.
I bring my chest so scarred
Of memories from the past
(...) I'll collect one more sonnet
Another black and white portrait
Mistreating my heart."
Chico Buarque

As it Comes by

"Finish every day and be done with it.
You have done what you could. (...)
This new day is too dear,
with hopes and invitations,
to waste a moment on yesterdays."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Full Dark, No Stars

"He supposed that even in Hell, people got an occasional sip of water,
only so they could appreciate the full horror of the unrequited thirst 
when it set in again."
Stephen King

Murder 2 Create

"There will be time, there will be time
To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet."
T.S. Eliot

Grow, Baby, Grow

"The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it
and not be smashed by it."
Ernest Hemingway


"I'm a shell 
That the sea brought from the deep 
And forgot, for distraction, in the sand. "
Isabel Lago

Drawing Promises

"Every child is an artist. 
The problem is how to remain an artist 
once he grows up."
Pablo Picasso

Lemon Tree

"I'm wasting my time
I got nothing to do
I'm hanging around
I'm waiting for you
But nothing happens and I wonder."
The Beatles

Pools of Love

"Man is a rope, tied between beast and overman - a rope over an abyss...
What is great in man is that he is the bridge and not an end:
what can be loved in man is that he is an overture and a going under."
Friedrich Nietzsche

Peace Signs

"I walk slowly because I already had haste
I carry this smile because I cried so much
(...) I only take the certainty of the very little I know
I know nothing."
Almir Sater

Stop 2 Stare

"He stepped down, avoiding any long look at her as one avoids long looks at the sun,
but seeing her as one sees the sun, without looking."
Leo Tolstoy

Cardiac & Melancholic

"Love knocks on the door
Love knocks in the aorta,
I opened it and got a cold."
Carlos Drummond de Andrade


"She looked like the kind of woman I could fall in love with.
Trouble is, she was standing next to the kind of woman I'd like to make love to."
Jarod Kintz