Valentine’s Day with… Fernando Pessoa — 14 Quotes and Reflections

The Lovers by Rene Magritte

“We never love anyone. What we love is the idea we have of someone. It's our own concept—our own selves—that we love.” Fernando Pessoa was not what most would call a romantic. He never married and had few if any relationships. His Book of Disquiet, from which all these quotes are taken, isn't the most … Continue reading Valentine’s Day with… Fernando Pessoa — 14 Quotes and Reflections

Public Letter to My Ex (Valentine’s Day Special)

So you want us to stay friends. Why should we not, after all? Wouldn’t it be a pity to turn our backs on each other now? Or worse, to be angry or unnecessarily dramatic? Still, we must go our separate ways... You don't like roses so I am not going to send you thorny goodbye … Continue reading Public Letter to My Ex (Valentine’s Day Special)