"At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Boris Pasternak on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Boris Pasternak on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Boris Pasternak on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Boris Pasternak on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Boris Pasternak on Marilyn Monroe
"Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it."
"Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary."
"I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them."
"You fall into my arms. You are the good gift of destruction's path, When life sickens more than disease. And boldness is the root of beauty. Which draws us together."
"Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John."