Bobby and Ri: Books, Life and Love.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Are you there?

"For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love."

- Contact, Carl Sagan

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The Mermaid

"I was birthed into the world with jewels."

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

All Our Ghosts


 "I love you enough to rid myself of anything that might trouble you. I will become another person."
—Franz Kafka, Diaries 1914-1923

 Come sleep with me: we won’t make love, love will make us.
— Julio Cort├ízar

 I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
    Charles Dickens

 Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.
J. P. Morgan

 Everything is to protect you. I exist in case you need to be protected.
Jonathan Safran Foer

 Your graciousness is what carries you. It isn’t how old you are, how young you are, how beautiful you are, or how short your skirt is. What it is, is what comes out of your heart. If you are gracious, you have won the game.
— Stevie Nicks

I could not keep from staring at her, but I knew my gaze was incontinuous, broken, composed of hundreds of frozen gazes, with a tiny interval between each as long as the gaze itself.
— Susan Sontag