30 October 2013

Just a glance


«And, by the time she reached the dinner table, she already knew that something had changed in the way he used to look at her. It almost seemed as if he was looking at her for the first time.» 
                                                    By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

«The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.»
                                                                                                              Victor Hugo 



                                                        ( via The kid should see this )

26 October 2013

«What you really are»


«Nevertheless, it has been a long time since he last engaged in the conscious action of taking charge of his senses and command them to get rid of all the filters that gradually undermine every attempt to grasp objectivity, distorting the reality, preventing us from fully apprehend what is right in front of us, and focus solely on her.» 
                                                   By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

«Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.»
                                                                                               Niccol├│ Machiavelli 



20 October 2013

Revelation


«Therefore, taking the time to pay close attention to the small details of someone’s actions, generally leads to a better understanding of the person as a whole, bringing us one step closer to capture their true essence.» 
                                                    By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

«Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it. Perhaps there is a soul hidden in everything and it can always speak, without even making a sound, to another soul.»
                                                                                  Frances Hodgson Burnett 



15 October 2013

Look deeper


«Throughout the years they have been together he cultivated the habit of observing her moves and reactions, particularly when she was not aware of being the focus of his attention. He believed that one’s true self easily emerges when in complete solitude or at a safe distance from the possibility of being scrutinized by others.» 
                                                    By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

«There is immeasurably more left inside than what comes out in words.»
                                                                                             Fyodor Dostoyevsky 



10 October 2013

Private worlds


«They were both staring into the void and it was perceptible that each was lost in their own thoughts, rambling around the outskirts of their own private world.» 
                                                    By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

« Loneliness does not come from having no people around one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.» 
                                                                                                      Carl Jung 


                                                           (via Daily of the Day)

6 October 2013

Constant motion


«They both executed the movements with pristine precision, as if they were actors in a play, and everything had to be according to the script, leaving no margin for improvisation.» 
                                                   By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

«There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.»
                                                                                              Friedrich Nietzsche 



2 October 2013

So far, so close


«To any casual observer, they seemed to be two strangers with no other connection, except the fact, that the laws of physics determined that they shared the same space and time and accidentally crossed each other’s path. They were sitting side by side, but apart from sharing the same table, nothing else revealed the real bond between those two souls.» 
                                                    By Raquel R. in Short Story number 9

«She’s sitting right in front of me, but at the same time she’s a million miles away.»
                                                                                                    Haruki Murakami  




Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.