Sylvia Plath Quotes.
After all, we are nothing more or less than we choose to reveal.
Please donвЂ™t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand.
My mother’s face floated to mind, a pale, reproachful moon, at her last and first visit to the asylum since my twentieth birthday. A daughter in an asylum! I had done that to her. Still, she had obviously decided to forgive me.
What a man is is an arrow into the future, and what a woman is is the place the arrow shoots off from.
I have a visual imagination.
A little thing, like children putting flowers in my hair, can fill up the widening cracks in my self-assurance like soothing lanolin.
Intoxicated with madness, I’m in love with my sadness
Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all IвЂ™ve taken for granted.
I love people. Everybody. I love them, I think, as a stamp collector loves his collection. Every story, every incident, every bit of conversation is raw material for me.
For a time, I believed not in God nor Santa Claus, but in mermaids. They seemed as logical and possible to me as the brittle twig of a seahorse in the zoo aquarium or the skates lugged up on the lines of cursing Sunday fishermen – skates the shape of old pillowslips with the full, coy lips of women.
When you are insane, you are busy being insane – all the time.
I am a victim of introspection.
If I tried to describe my personality, I’d start to gush about living by the ocean half my life and being brought up on ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and believing in magic for years and years.
If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.