Life, Love, Quotes

“Perhaps it is true that we do not really exist until there is someone there to see us existing, we cannot properly speak until there is someone who can understand what we are saying in essence, we are not wholly alive until we are loved.”

– Alain de Botton, On Love.

“Perhaps it is true…

Life, Literature, Quotes

Et par le pouvoir d’un mot
Je recommence ma vie
Je suis né pour te connaître
Pour te nommer


– Paul Eluard, Poésies et vérités, 1942
English Translation by Carla Yasmine Atwi

And for the want of a word
I renew my life
For I was born to know you
To name you


Poème complet en français:

“Et par le pouvoir d’un mot…