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Much has been said about Robert, and more will be added. Young men will adopt his gait. Young girls will wear white dresses and mourn his curls. He will be condemned and adored. His excesses damned or romanticized. In the end, truth will be found in his work, the corporeal body of the artist. It will not fall away. Man cannot judge it. For art sings of God, and ultimately belongs to him.

Patti Smith, Just Kids

(She’s a genius and the book is absolutely stunning.  More quotes and a review to come.  Gah.)

I think…if there are as many minds as there are men, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
"Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault," said Mrs. March…
Little Women, Louisa May Alcott