I often keep to myself, happy, yet anxious, knowing that I find contentment in things too easily.
Laure: the Collected Writings, 1995, from a letter to her sister-in-law Suzanne Peignot, tr. Jeanine Herman
I like my slip-shod style, I deliberately use it
Petrushka and the dancer: the diaries of John Cowper Powys, 1929-1939, 1995, ed. Morine Krissdóttir