Anas Nin (February 21, 1903 - January 14, 1977) was a French-born American author of Catalan and Danish descent who became famous for her published diaries, which span more than sixty years, beginning when she was eleven years ... more
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.
It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Het is de functie van kunst om onze perceptie te veranderen. De dingen waarmee we vertrouwd zijn stoppen we met zien. De schrijver haalt de vertrouwde scene overhoop en als bij magie zien we er een nieuwe betekenis in.