Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (now part of Pittsburgh), and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted...
Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.
Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone.
It is very easy to love alone.
A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
I want to know you. You seem like someone worth knowing. Every day I feel like I'm surrounded by people with hard edges and sour faces but I get the sense that you're different. Too often people seem to think that they have the answers to everything. Their faces are trapped in permascowls and they can't be bothered with anything besides their own narcissism. You aren't like that. You still ask questions. You're still looking for the answers.
—Ryan O'Connell in I Want To Know You