The writer must write what he has to say, not speak it.
— Ernest Hemingway
We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
— Cecil Day Lewis via “The Cramped”
We start too quickly. Indeed, we mistakenly believe that starting work means starting to produce.
— Thinking slowly - Matt Gemmell
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the machine of ‘thinking’ and ‘enjoying’ what they call ‘living’, I just wanted to lie in the grass and look at the clouds.
— Jack Kerouac