“I supposed this was one reason why people got married, to make a fiction that was tellable. It wasn’t just movies that couldn’t contain the full cast of characters — it was us. We had to winnow life down so we knew where to put our tenderness and attention; and that was a good, sweet thing. But together or alone, we were still embedded in a kaleidoscope, ruthlessly varied and continuous, until the end of the end.”
From It Chooses You, by Miranda July. via BooksActually
I read through it and couldn’t really grasp what in the world it was saying but the sound of the words was beautiful, and I read it again.