Kafka romanticized failure, and sadness,
so did Albert Camus: who “viewed a failure to act as a choice to surrender”.
as well as Herman Hesse (actually a bit more positive about things; perhaps a good place to begin?), and Nietsczhe and Milan Kundera, one of whose novels was made into a movie: The Unbearable Lightness of Being….
Ila’s Heartthrob On Romance: “The day the thought of me doesn’t bring a smile to your face we’ll split.”
Ila On Blogging: “What are you doing?”
Ila In The Morning: “I can’t believe you said, ‘Rise and shine!’”
Ila on Classes: “What the heck! I won’t go!”
Ila as Ila: “Tell them that I boss you around!”