"Books are a uniquely portable magic."

Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (via kushandwizdom)

"I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living."

Anaïs Nin

"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind."

William Shakespeare (via kushandwizdom)

"The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed."

Ernest Hemingway (via acrylicalchemy)

the manuscripts of the masters: 20th century writers 

jean-louis lebris de kerouac
francis scott key fitzgerald
ernest miller hemingway
john ronald reule tolkien 
john ernst steinbeck, jr

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed"

Happy birthday Ernest Hemingway, b. on this day in 1899 (via penamerican)

"I understand. That’s the trouble. I understand. I’ll understand all the time. All day and all night. Especially all night. I’ll understand. You don’t have to worry about that."

Ernest Hemingway, Winner Take Nothing (via murmurrs)