It’s no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn’t even speak to each other if they met at a party.

Nick Hornby 
(via thatkindofwoman)

pick-me-ups for writers

oddhour: for the self-conscious beginner: No one makes great things until the world intimately knows their mediocrity. Don’t think of your writing as terrible; think of it as preparing to contribute something great. for the self-conscious late bloomer: Look at old writing as how far you’ve come. You can’t get to where you are today…

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We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.

Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast (via books-n-quotes)