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Men Must Live for Pleasure and Beauty

“As I look back on my life, I think of how few rules should be followed. As for men, we must learn bravery and live for Pleasure and for Beauty. 44 more words

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Quote for Young Women, from "The Serenade" by Roman Payne

“As for you girls, you must risk everything for Freedom, and give everything for Passion, loving everything that your hearts and your bodies love. The only thing higher for a girl and more sacred for a young woman than her freedom and her passion should be her desire to make her life into poetry, surrendering everything she has to create a life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in her imagination.”

- Roman Payne

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“Intoxication, like sexual euphoria, is the privilege of the human animal.”

― Roman Payne

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“Cities were always like people, showing their varying personalities to the traveler. Depending on the city and on the traveler, there might begin a mutual love, or dislike, friendship, or enmity. 44 more words

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“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.”

~ Roman Payne

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They had always been so careful of him, almost afraid to touch him. There was an aloofness about him more thoroughgoing than modesty or reticence. It was feral, and fragile.

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K. Vonnegut - Breakfast of Champions

I have some news for you: modern science has given us a whole lot of wonderful new colors, with strange, exciting names like red!, orange!, green!, and pink!, Harry.

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