I like swimming.
"There are questions I’m still not wise enough to answer, just wise enough to no longer ask."

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) dir. Mervyn LeRoy

Robert James Waller, The Bridges of Madison County
"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares."


"What’s your favorite thing about your mother?""She loves life more than anyone I’ve ever known. I hope she doesn’t mind me telling you this, but recently she’s had some health problems. And her health got so bad at one point, she called me and said: ‘I was starting to wonder if there was any reason to go on. But then I had the most delicious pear!’"
"… poiché c’è un’amarezza anche nella rimembranza della gioia e una pena nel ricordo del piacere"