Borrowed Words

Je le pansay. Dieu le guérit.I treated him. God cured him. - Ambroise Paré

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Borrowed Words

“In what remains the greatest definition of love, Tom Stoppard described the real thing as “knowledge of each other, not of the flesh but through the flesh, knowledge of self, the real him, the real her, in extremis, the mask slipped from the face.” And yet the grandest paradox of love — the source of…… Continue reading

Borrowed Words

Quotes from When Breath Becomes Air

1. “We often sneaked out at night to, for example, sing “American Pie” beneath the window of the captain of the cheerleading team. (Her father was a local minister and so, we reasoned, less likely to shoot). After I was caught returning at dawn from one such late-night escapade, my worried mother thoroughly interrogated me […]…… Continue reading Quotes from When Breath Becomes Air