For things to remain the same, everything must change.– Tancredi Falconeri (played by Alain Delon, in Luchino Visconti’s Il gattopardo)
from François Truffaut's Jules et Jim
You said, “I love you.” I said, “Wait.” I was about to say, “Take me.” You said, “Go.”
James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young...
With a sudden movement she bowed his head and joined her lips to his and he read the meaning of her movements in her frank uplifted eyes. It was too much for him. He closed his eyes, surrendering himself to her, body and mind, conscious of nothing in the world but the dark pressure of her softly parting lips. They pressed upon his brain as upon his lips as though they were the vehicle of a vague...