I’m grateful for anything that reminds me of what’s possible in this life. Books...– Jonathan Safran Foer (via whendustdances)
All my life, there’s been something wrong. Something missing. A sense that...– Frank Miller (via anditslove)
Reading the great writers, you may have the experience that Longinus associated with the sublime: You feel that you have actually created the text yourself. For somehow your predecessors are more yourself than you are.
I’d rather they were independent, interesting, idealistic, kind, opinionated, original, funny – a thousand things, before ‘thin’.