"There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges."
— Ernest Hemingway (via the-writing-cafe)
"Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie."
— Russian Proverb (via theblacksonnenblume)
Sounds like an interesting idea to start brainstorming with… No?
(Source: mellie-c, via thedailylovejournal)
"I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person."
— Audrey Hepburn (via psych-facts)
"You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."
— Steve Jobs (via inner-self)
"To have lived one’s life at the same time, and in the same natal country, as Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, was a guidance and a privilege we South Africans shared."
— Nadine Gordimer remembers her friend, Nelson Mandela: http://nyr.kr/1f0D4rn (via newyorker)
(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)