Todas as cidades se assemelham,
escoadouros de ninguém,
pátios de sorrisos mortos,
gastos campos de combate.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
— Edgar Allan Poe
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
— Charles Bukowski
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness. And yet I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.
— Frederic Chopin (via