Posts Tagged: inspiration

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"You have to surrender to your mediocrity, and just write. Because it’s hard, really hard, to write even a crappy book. But it’s better to write a book that kind of sucks rather than no book at all, as you wait around to magically become Faulkner. No one is going to write your book for you and you can’t write anybody’s book but your own."

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Cheryl Strayed (via dejsong)

Yes! This is up there with the Amy Poehler thing about doing things right now, before you’re ready, because great people do things before they are ready.

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soulconsciousness:

#nayyirahwaheed tells it like it is. #healing

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I like characters where there’’s room for development, something that’’s complex, rich. - Gong Li

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synysterslilmissharlot:

#quoteoftheday #quote #johnnydepp love this quote <3

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The Tangential: On Dodging the Nine-to-Five Life Indefinitely

thetangential:

Becky just wrote about the comforts of the nine-to-five life post-college, so I thought I’d weigh in from the perspective of someone who’s entirely avoided that life for almost 16 post-college years.

Yep, 16 years. I graduated from college in 1997, and decided to push straight on to grad…

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caitiemonster:

by: Philippe Petit 

Seriously, my new favorite quote. 

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"If you want to write, if you want to create, you must be the most sublime fool that God ever turned out and sent rambling. You must write every single day of your life. You must read dreadful dumb books and glorious books, and let them wrestle in beautiful fights inside your head, vulgar one moment, brilliant the next. You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads. I wish you a wrestling match with your Creative Muse that will last a lifetime. I wish craziness and foolishness and madness upon you. May you live with hysteria, and out of it make fine stories — science fiction or otherwise. Which finally means, may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world."

- Ray Bradbury (x)

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