In any art, but especially in writing, you have to be totally possessed by it if you are to keep going in spite of any circumstances. Joseph Brodsky, via Man Is Not a Rock – The Baffler. Related articles Man is Not a Rock, by Joseph Brodsky VIDEO: Inside Brodsky’s ‘Room and a Half’ Shorties (An Interview with Nikki Giovanni, Stream the New Vaccines Album, and more) Are these the 10 best city novels? Brodsky […]
“Never question the truth of what you fail to understand, for the world is filled with wonders.” ― L. Frank Baum, b. 5/15/1856 — Penguin Random House (@penguinrandom) May 15, 2015
"If you put the right words in the right order you can nudge the world a little." Glenn Close, quoting and lauding Tom Stoppard. #PENgala — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) May 6, 2015
Really, he thought, “if you couldn’t trust a poet to offer sensible advice, who could you trust?” — Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book Related articles The Graveyard Book, Volume 1 by Neil Gaiman
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