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'I feel so intensely the delights of shutting oneself up in a little world of one’s own, with pictures and music and everything beautiful.' --Virginia Woolf

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I have grown to love secrecy. It seems to be the one thing that can make modern life mysterious or marvelous to us. The commonest thing is delightful if only one hides it.
 Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (via classykittenn)

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