‘For a while’ is a phrase whose length can’t be measured. At...– Murakami
Age certainly hasn’t conferred any smarts on me. Character maybe, but...– Murakami
A poet is somebody who feels, and who expresses his feelings through words. This...– E.E Cummings
Whenever an occasion arose in which she needed an opinion on something in the...– Haruki Murakami - The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
She’s like Montana. If you want to get anywhere in Montana, you have to sit...– Ryan Gosling on Michelle Williams
Life’s too chaotic. We all need to recede to have a peace of mind.– Dad; on life.
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity...– Arnold Edinborough
Writers don’t need tricks or gimmicks or even necessarily need to be the...– On Writing, Raymond Carver
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I will race you to the waterside, and from the edge of Ireland shout out loud so...– Snow Patrol
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I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively...– Sylvia Plath (via tamktn)
You eliminated what separated you and me to make what we are now. You have...– A very love-struck me back then. Still am.
Challenge every notion that’s been spoon-fed to you, bring everything into...– Maisara
Only the dead stay seventeen forever.– Haruki Murakami
Autobiography by Alfian Sa'at
Like most of us, I can’t remember how I was separated from my first love. (Did it die, did I break it, was it stolen Or did it fly out through the open window?) I didn’t even have radio-tuning parents Who filled the house with music Or instilled in me a “love of cinema”. I never recallled my mother coming home From the hairdresser’s with a new hairdo Or father...