On love;

‘I’m looking for selfishness. Perfect selfishness. Like, say I tell you I want to eat strawberry shortbread. And you stop everything you’re doing and run out and buy it for me. And you come back out of breath and get down on your knees and hold this strawberry shortbread out to me. And I say I don’t want it any more and throw it out of the window. That’s what I’m looking for. […] And when I do it, I want the man to apologise to me. “Now I see, Midori. What a fool I’ve been! I should have known that you would lose your desire for strawberry shortbread.’ 

– Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

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