Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt use it — don’t cheat with it.
― Ernest Hemingway, “Letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald,” 1962 (via wordsnquotes)

donutsornonuts:

We are gathered here today because SOMEBODY *glares at coffin* couldn’t stay alive.