I can’t go to parties because I turn into a pumpkin at midnight
"Something funny happens to people who are lonely. The lonelier they get, the less adept they become at navigating social currents. Loneliness grows around them, like mould or fur, a prophylactic that inhibits contact, no matter how badly contact is desired. Loneliness is accretive, extending and perpetuating itself. Once it becomes impacted, it isn’t easy to dislodge."
Olivia Laing, "Me, Myself and I" (via feellng)
Tumblr, teaching more about rape culture than they do in school
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed"
Happy birthday Ernest Hemingway, b. on this day in 1899 (via penamerican)
"Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt use it — don’t cheat with it."
Ernest Hemingway, “Letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald,” 1962 (via wordsnquotes)
"Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another."
Ernest Hemingway (via itsquoted)