I just know,” she said increasing her grip on my hand and continuing on for a ways in silence. “I know these things. I’m always right. It’s got nothing to do with logic: I just feel it. For example, when I’m really close to you like this, I’m not the least bit scared. Nothing dark or evil could ever tempt me.
— Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood (via theofficialbillclinton)
Writing, at its best, is a lonely life.
Ernest Hemingway, Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech 1954