Your life is your life.
Know it while you have it.
You are marvelous
the gods wait to delight in you.
Bukowski, The Laughing Heart
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
F. Scott Fitzgerald - On the subject of his wife, Zelda