By entering into the figure of Demeter we realize the universal principle of life, which is to be pursued, robbed, raped, to fail to understand, to rage and grieve, but then to get everything back and be born again. To our certain knowledge of the Eleusinian mysteries belongs precisely this fact, that the participants identified themselves with Demeter. —Karl Kerényi, Essays on a science of...
All it is is a kind of… when you can’t get what you want, you have to settle for less kind of song. —Bob Dylan, live at Carnegie Hall, 1963
Knowing someone doesn’t mean keeping them. —Wong Kar-Wai, Chungking Express
My soul waiteth on Thou more than they that watch for the morning, I say more than they that watch for the morning. —Psalm 130
It is a two-way traffic, the language of the unsaid. —Anne Carson, Glass and God