It is not merely enough to love literature if one wishes to spend one’s life as a writer. It is a dangerous undertaking on the most primitive level. For, it seems to me, the act of writing with serious intent involves enormous personal risk. It entails the ongoing courage for self-discovery. It means one will… Continue reading Harlan Ellison
Your mind is like an unsafe neighborhood; don’t go there alone. — Augusten Burroughs
I have nothing against happiness. I just don’t happen to have a talent for it. — Samuel Beckett
There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one. ― Kazuo Ishiguro
To be or not to be. That’s not really a question. ― Jean-Luc Godard
The love that we will never make together is the most beautiful, the most violent, the most pure, the most heady. – Serge Gainsbourg
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life. — Federico Fellini, Fellini on Fellini. (Da Capo Press, March 22, 1996) Originally published January 1st 1976.