lend me your arms,
fast as thunderbolts,
for a pillow on my journey
- Hendrik Doeff
"As erotic language, such as we use in dalliance, is a kind of secretion, a concentrated juice that flows from the lips only in moments of the most intense emotion, of plaint, as this language is, in other words, the essential expression of passion, each pair of lovers has its own peculiar language, a language which has a perfume, an odor sui generis which belongs only to that couple…"
"Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain."