Novelty and Security: the security of novelty, the

Novelty and Security: the security of novelty, the novelty of security. Always the full thing, the whole subject, the true subject, stood just behind the one you found yourself contemplating. The trick, but it wasn’t a trick, was to take up at once the thing you saw and the reason you saw it as well; to always bite off more than you could chew, and then chew it. If it were self-indulgence for him to cut and polish his semiprecious memories, and yet seem like danger, like a struggle he was unfit for, then self-indulgence was a potent force, he must examine it, he must reckon with it.
— John Crowley, Novelty: Four Stories

Where rational thought is overcome by the strength

Where rational thought is overcome by the strength of physical attraction. This feeling will draw words from the pen that one doesn’t even know exist. This feeling will make one combine words that don’t go 2gether but just sound so good U not only read them, U can smell them. (Reflecting on that straight up animal lust feeling)
— Prince, The Beautiful Ones