The Paper Adventures

(Source: mfs)

L’amour, croyait-elle, devait arriver tout à coup, avec de grands éclats et des fulgurations, — ouragan des cieux qui tombe sur la vie, la bouleverse, arrache les volontés comme des feuilles et emporte à l’abîme le coeur entier.

—Gustave Flaubert , Madame Bovary (via feuille-d-automne)

(via feuille-d-automne)

She loved the sea for its storms alone, cared for vegetation only when it grew here and there among ruins — for her temperament was more sentimental than artistic, and what she was looking for was emotions, not scenery.

—Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (via hooded-figure-in-the-dog-park)