Posts Tagged ‘BookQuotes’

(one more time, thank you brainpickings for the great tip!)

“You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavour to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by millions of people.”

[The Lonely City] Olivia Laing (2016)

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“Did it matter, then, she asked herself, walking toward Bond Street. Did it matter that she must inevitably cease, completely. All this must go on without her. Did she resent it? Or did it not become consoling to believe that death ended absolutely? It is possible to die. It is possible to die.”

[The Hours] Michael Cunningham (1998)