"When you return I am going to give you one literary fuck fest— that means fucking and talking and talking and fucking— and a bottle of Anjou in between— or a Vermouth Cassis."
Henry Miller to Anais Nin from “A Literate Passion: Letters of Anais Nin & Henry Miller”
~July 30, 1932
"He was experiencing a terrible sense of disorder that affected his whole being. He was afraid he would lose control of himself. He tried to fasten his attention on something, think about something—anything at all—that had nothing whatever to do with all this, but failed completely."
— Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky