“Your eyes are full of language.”


This quote circulates the web as “I like you; your eyes are full of language" in the context of a romantic line between two lovers. The actual source [Letter to Anne Clarke, July 3, 1964.] reads “Clover’s eyes are full of language.” Clover was her dog. Full context: “Clover’s eyes are full of language. Doc Deitz doesn’t speak it. But he is interested. Maybe that’s a good sign. Language has nothing to do with rational thought. I think that’s why I get so horribly furious and disturbed with rational thought.”

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