Hearts are wild creatures, that’s why our ribs are cages.
Remember, it’s bullshit when they love you, and it’s still bullshit when they don’t want to know.
…one of those pauses in the conversation of the city. Then a sudden unexpected quiet as everyone stopped to take a breath, and I get one of those little heart-leaps as a girl moves my way. I fall in love for 10 seconds the way you do when you see one of those faces, those eyes…held breath for a moment of eye contact that burns into memory- a face I could look at for the rest of my life- and then she’s walked by, the city resumes, fade up chatter and music-
The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And even if he is not romantic personaly he is very apt to spread discontent among those who are.
It is not good for people who are able to imagine things to not express their emotions properly.