And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.
— Jane Austen, from Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics, 2003)
The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location.
— Flannery O’Connor (via amandaonwriting)
Anonymous asked: I might have been drunk and have god awful Spanish but the truth of the statement is still true that you're one of the most beautiful women I've ever talked to.
Thank you, anon.
- Things you learn when beginning most languages: Colors, numbers, "hi my name is"
- Things you learn when beginning Latin: war, manliness, four words for "death"