The 25 Greatest Quotes About Writing →
nevver: “Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain “I only achieve simplicity with enormous effort.” — Clarice Lispector “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” — Virginia Woolf “I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only...
When you were elected in 2008, you inspired the world with a call to take...– the Dalai Lama
In 1973 the journal Science published an article that caused an immediate furor....– NPR has posted an exclusive excerpt from Oliver Sacks’s Hallucinations. It’s a great read, and the experiment described above is only the beginning. (via aaknopf) this is nuts (no pun intended)
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“Sometimes fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You...– murakami
He looked around, hoping for answers, but all that appeared before his eyes was...– 1Q84. p. 548. This is basically Murakami’s version of a Latour Litany. (via dropouthangoutspaceout) There were so many small passages in this book that were magic, but I felt overall, the ending didn’t deliver the payoff I’ve come to expect from his works. I enjoyed so much, but...