"Oh Allah, do not attach me to what You have not written to be mine."

"The first draft is just you telling yourself the story."

Terry Pratchett (via maxkirin)

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"Like so many other nerdy, disaffected young people of that time, I dreamed of becoming an ‘artist’, i.e., somebody whose adult job was original and creative instead of tedious and dronelike."

David Foster Wallace; The Pale King (via wordpainting)

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