"There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes."
- C.S. Lewis (via observando)
"And lastly from that period I remember riding in a taxi one afternoon between very tall buildings under a mauve and rosy sky; I began to bawl because I had everything I wanted and knew I would never be so happy again."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-Up (via observando)
"Happiness is like those palaces in fairytales whose gates are guarded by dragons: We must fight in order to conquer it."
- Alexandre Dumas (via observando)
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these."
- T.S. Eliot (via observando)