My first love
"The role of the artist is exactly the same as the role of the lover. If I love you, I have to make…"
- James Baldwin. (via theblacksophisticate)
"Nothing could blacken my name in Maiden Eggsford. I’m much too much the popular pet ever since I sang ‘Every Nice Girl Loves a Sailor’ at the village concert last year. I had them rolling in the aisles. Three encores, and so many bows that I got a crick in the back."
"Spare me the tale of your excesses," I said distantly.
"I wore a sailor suit."
"Please," I said, revolted.
From P. G. Wodehouse’s Aunts Aren’t Gentlemen