"Every introvert alive knows the exquisite pleasure of stepping from the clamor of a party into the bathroom and closing the door."
- Sophia Dembling, The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World (via yourfictionmyreality
"'Now you understand the Oriental passion for tea,' said Japhy. 'Remember that book I told you about the first sip is joy, the second is gladness, the third is serenity, the fourth is madness, the fifth is ecstasy.'"
"One must be a sea, to receive a polluted stream without becoming impure."
"Here, this, is It. The world as it is, is Heaven. I’m looking for a Heaven that’s outside what there is, its only this poor pitiful world that’s heaven."
"You have no idea what a charming memory you are to me."