Adrienne Rich On Human Relationships

Adrienne Rich  (May 16, 1929–March 27, 2012) An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word ‘love’ — is a process, delicate, violent, often terrifying to both persons involved, a process of refining the truths they can tell each other.    

Pablo Picasso On Passions

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (October 25, 1881 – April 08, 1973) To my distress and perhaps to my delight, I order things in accordance with my passions…I put in my pictures everything I like. So much the worse for the things — they have to get along with one another.