"Novels without female characters were a lifeless desert."
-Ian McEwan (Sweet Tooth)
"I didn’t like having to explain to them, so I just shut up, smoked a cigarette, and looked at the sea."
-Albert Camus, The Stranger (via lipstick-bullet)
"I act and react, and suddenly I wonder “Where is the girl that I was last year?..Two years ago?..What would she think of me now?"
-Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals (via tarkovskologist)