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I want to write books that unlock the traffic jam in everybody’s head.

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I want to write books that unlock the traffic jam in everybody’s head.
I close my eyes, but I can’t fall asleep, my body dying for rest while my mind’s wide awake.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
It’s funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.
It’s not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It’s that you need to love something that much so you can nev...
In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are.
I, too, remember that feeling. You are caught between all that was and all that must be. You feel lost.
It was hard to feel the right emotions at the right times. They didn’t come at all when you set a place for them, and they sacked when you w...
We are what we love to read, and when we admit to loving a book, we admit that the book represents some aspect of ourselves truly, whether i...
A lot of people get so hung up on what they can’t have that they don’t think for a second about whether they really want it.
I got to thinking that poems were like people. Some people you got right off the bat. Some people you just didn’t get—and never would get.