«...all my life I prayed to a star – Later discovered it was Venus – I was praying to Aphrodite and wondering why she was sending me you -sad...»

John Geddes

«Life when one first arrives is a continual mortification as one's romantic illusions are successively shattered and the musical treasure-house of one's imagination crumbles before the hopelessness of the reality. Every day fresh experiences bring fresh disappointments.»

Hector Berlioz

«It was days like this when I felt it more than ever: I wasn’t a real human.»

Melanie Cusick-Jones