There is nothing wrong with loving the crap out of everything. Negative people...– Ryan Adams (via creatingaquietmind)
The Average Book Has 64,500 Words →
teachingliteracy: amandaonwriting: Here’s a sampling of classics and where their word counts land them on the spectrum. Click on the title to view all the statistical viscera. Animal Farm 29,966 words (75% of books have more words) Ethan Frome 30,191 words (75% of books have more words) The Crying of Lot 49 46,573 words (64% of books have more words) Slaughterhouse-Five 47,192 words...
Don’t explain. People only hear what they want to hear.– Paulo Coelho (via kari-shma)
Their eyes met for a second; but they did not want to speak to each other. They...– Virginia Woolf, To The Lighthouse (via distantheartbeats)
I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. I loved her, and sometimes she...– Pablo Neruda (via girlinlondon)
Please don't get tired of me.
aimmyarrowshigh: It happens every time. People lose interest in me. They get tired of me. Suddenly, they don’t bother hitting me up anymore. The conversations become shorter. They forget about me and I just become a distant memory. I wonder if it’s my fault sometimes. But then I realize that people never stay in my life. And there’s nothing I can do about it.
I can’t really remember the days. The light of the sun blurred and annihilated...– Marguerite Duras, The Lover (translated by Barbara Bray)
Some people meet the way the sky meets the earth, inevitably, and there is no...– Louise Erdrich (via kari-shma)
Sit in a room and read—and read and read. And read the right books by the right...– Joseph Campbell (via amandaonwriting)
Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for...– Margaret Atwood (via libraryland)
Everything I’ve ever let go of had claw marks on it.– David Foster Wallace (via anditslove)
Love me or hate me, both are in my favor… If you love me, I’ll always be in your...– William Shakespeare (via penseesduchoeur)