But, in her life, nothing was going to happen. Such was the will of God! The future was a dark corridor, and at the far end the door was bolted.
Gustave Flaubert (via wine-loving-vagabond)
She had lived her early years as though she were waiting for something she might, but never did, become.
Marguerite Duras, The Ravishing of Lol Stein (via misswallflower)