“She had always wanted words, she loved them; grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape.”
“There are betrayals in war that are childlike compared with our human betrayals during peace. The new lovers enter the habits of the other. Things are smashed, revealed in a new light. This is done with nervous or tender sentences, although the heart is an organ of fire.”
― Michael Ondaatje,
The English Patient | ‘So Few Adjectives’
Katharine & Almásy - The One Who Appears Not To Move
The English Patient / "Let me tell you about winds."