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    Writing, at its best, is a lonely life. Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness
    “Writing, at its best, is a lonely life. Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness but I doubt if they improve his writing. He grows in public stature as he sheds his loneliness and often his work deteriorates. For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #2
    “I is another.”
    Rimbaud Arthur

  • #3
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “When you stare into the abyss the abyss stares back at you.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #4
    Richard Yates
    “I'm only interested in stories that are about the crushing of the human heart.”
    Richard Yates

  • #5
    Sophocles
    “Fortune is not on the side of the faint-hearted.”
    Sophocles

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    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “I'm going to smile, and my smile will sink down into your pupils, and heaven knows what it will become.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit

  • #7
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
    Søren Kierkegaard, The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Orienting Deliberation on the Dogmatic Issue of Hereditary Sin



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