August 11, 2014
"Don’t be a writer; be writing."

William Faulkner on writing. (via politicsprose)

(via poetsandwriters)

August 10, 2014

"Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid."

Frederick Buechner (via Jonathan Carroll)

August 10, 2014
"I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live."

— Oscar Wilde (via larmoyante)

(via poetsandwriters)

August 9, 2014
"I was a new writer and I was supposed to write all the time, wasn’t I? I had not yet discovered that there are times when one can’t write, one shouldn’t write, times for thought, for deepening, or just reading, or simply living."

— Stanley Crawford in a letter to Noy Holland (The Believer, Feburary 2010)

(Source: leopoldgursky, via poetsandwriters)

August 9, 2014
strandbooks:

More from Oscar Wilde by Frank Harris, page 201.

strandbooks:

More from Oscar Wilde by Frank Harris, page 201.

(via poetsandwriters)

August 8, 2014
"It seemed like a nice neighborhood to have bad habits in."

— Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep (via vintagecrimeblacklizard)

(via vintageanchorbooks)

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Filed under: Lit 
August 8, 2014

(Source: fairynests, via naturehomes)

August 7, 2014
americasgreatoutdoors:

Gorgeous sunrise over Great Smoky Mountains National Park.Photo: Chris Mobley (www.sharetheexperience.org)

americasgreatoutdoors:

Gorgeous sunrise over Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Photo: Chris Mobley (www.sharetheexperience.org)

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Filed under: nature photography 
August 7, 2014
smithsonianmag:

Photo of the Day: Sunflower Sunset
Photo by Tod Grubbs (Spicewood, TX, USA); Hillsboro, TX, USA

smithsonianmag:

Photo of the Day: Sunflower Sunset

Photo by Tod Grubbs (Spicewood, TX, USA); Hillsboro, TX, USA

August 6, 2014
"I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within."

— Gustave Flaubert (via taylorbooks)

August 6, 2014

(Source: faeires, via sylviaonthemoon)

August 5, 2014

strandbooks:

Underlined passage, Authority by Richard Sennett, page 4.

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August 5, 2014

strandbooks:

Underlined passage, Authority by Richard Sennett, page 4.

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August 4, 2014
nprfreshair:

Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi Photograph by Nawfal Jirjees, My Shot via NatGeo

nprfreshair:

Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi Photograph by Nawfal Jirjees, My Shot via NatGeo

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Filed under: photography 
August 4, 2014
"It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing."

— Gertrude Stein, Everybody’s Autobiography (via vintageanchorbooks)

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Filed under: Lit 
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