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theoptia · 10 days ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Sunday, October 7
Text ID: …you know my great torments and my small problems—my refuge, my support, my companion. We have laughed together so much that I laugh again every time I think of you, and we have stifled so many tears together that you must forgive me if I am crying at the same time…
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theoptia · 26 days ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Friday, November 23
Text ID: I rediscovered you in this profound point of our souls where we could not be mistaken.
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Monday, November 5
Text ID: —I have so much love in me that I would like to cry;
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Thursday, November 22
Text ID: How alone I am before my love, how your love is, if it is, indeed yours and not mine. How silent you are, how far away you begin to be tonight…very far away, in a desert of silence…
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Friday, November 23
Text ID: The eyes of my life, the perceptible face of my universe. This alone matters, this alone matters: for me to live again. Time is nothing…
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Thursday, November 22
Text ID: You do not know me yet—you don't know how I love you…that I managed to cry the tears of a wounded animal, walk like a madwoman through the wet nights, suffer without expectations.
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Sunday, November 4th
Text ID: Tonight, with intensity, I imagine that you are able to love me enough to desire to come back for me—enough to think of me with this heartbreak that is often in me when I think of you. And I am overwhelmed.
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Saturday, November 17
Text ID: I was devoured by regrets, fears, fatigue and love.
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Sunday, November 4
Text ID: I am yours forever—“winter as in spring, in sorrow as in joy, usque ad mortem et plus ultra [until death and beyond].”
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theoptia · 3 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Thursday, October 18
Text ID: But my soul is heavy in my hands
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theoptia · 4 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Sunday, October 7
Text ID: …has anyone ever loved you as I love you?
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theoptia · 4 months ago
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Simone de Beauvoir, from Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 2, 1928-9; Sunday, October 7
Text ID: …I see you at this moment. I see you—and it is so difficult to grasp you again when you are not here.
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