Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was...– Andre Gidé
11 Words With No English Equivalent
Seigneur-terraces (French) Coffee shop dwellers who sit at tables a long time but spend little money. Ya’arburnee (Arabic) This word is the hopeful declaration that you will die before someone you love deeply, because you cannot stand to live without them. Literally, may you bury me. Schlimazel (Yiddish) Someone prone to bad luck. Yiddish distinguishes between the schlemiel and schlimazel,...
I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born...– mad girl’s love song, sylvia plath 1954.
I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless...– F. Scott Fitzgerald