"Never stop writing because you have run out of ideas. Literary honour requires that one break off only at an appointed moment (a mealtime, a meeting) or at the end of the work."
- Walter Benjamin on writing, adding to our ongoing archive of wisdom on the written word. (via explore-blog)
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"A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery (via fernsandmoss)
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from “America” by Allen Ginsberg
“I sit in my house for days on end and stare at the roses in the closet.”
"We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright."
- Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast (via thedeerandtheoak)
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"If critics say your work stinks it’s because they want it to stink and they can make it stink by scaring you into conformity with their comfortable little standards. Standards so low that they can no longer be considered “dangerous” but set in place in their compartmental understandings."
- Jack Kerouac (via holy-scraps)