"A line is a dot that went for a walk."

Paul Klee (via moma)

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"I made up my mind that I would hold onto nothing, that I would expect nothing."

Henry MillerTropic of Cancer (via bookmania)

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"Don’t be a writer; be writing."

William Faulkner on writing. (via politicsprose)

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"I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live."

— Oscar Wilde (via larmoyante)

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"I was a new writer and I was supposed to write all the time, wasn’t I? I had not yet discovered that there are times when one can’t write, one shouldn’t write, times for thought, for deepening, or just reading, or simply living."

— Stanley Crawford in a letter to Noy Holland (The Believer, Feburary 2010)

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"If I waited for perfection I would never write a word."— Margaret Atwood

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"If I waited for perfection I would never write a word."
— Margaret Atwood

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"Language is wine upon the lips."

— Virginia Woolf (via larmoyante)

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"Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option."

— Maya Angelou (via larmoyante)

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"My body
writes into your flesh
the poem
you make of me.

Touching you
I catch midnight
as moon fires
set
in my throat."

— Audre Lorde, from Recreation (via violentwavesofemotion)

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