Himself is the source of the best and most a man can be or achieve. The more...– Arthur Schopenhauer, The Wisdom of Life
What writing practice, like Zen practice does, is bring you back to the natural...– – Natalie Goldberg (via ilovereadingandwriting) (via booklover)
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Writers not the best rolemodels
inanevice: Perhaps all the problems in my life spur, not from my own actions or frustrated desires, but from idealizing the lives of my favorite authors, when in reality: James Joyce: drunken asshole Marcel Proust: neurotic frequenter of whorehouses, who was unhealthily obsessed with his mother and locked himself in his room for ten years with blackout blinds Virginia Wolf: psychotic,...
I detest following, but also leading. To obey? Never! And just as bad—to...– Friedrich Nietzsche, Der Einsame (1882) (via stairwaytocalifornia) (via crashinglybeautiful) Just when I thought Nietzsche couldn’t get more awesome. (via blogut)(via philogynista) (via booklover)
It’s no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record...– Nick Hornby, High Fidelity (via demurecure) I want meet more women in real life who quote High Fidelity.