To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
- Oscar Wilde
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
- Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
In the dream Luz had worn every dress all at once, her breasts bestudded with rhinestones and drenches in silver dust, her ass embroidered with coppery alleyways of sequins, pleated plumes of satin fanning from her hips, pale confectioners’ tulle floating like spun sugar at her feet.
- Claire Vaye Watkins, Gold Fame Citrus