Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Albert Camus (via observando)
An idea for a short story about, um, people in Manhattan
who are constantly creating these real, unnecessary,
neurotic problems for themselves cos it keeps them from dealing with more unsolvable, terrifying problems about… the universe.
Isaac in Manhattan (via agleekstoryaboutallama)
The most important thing a writer can have [is] the ability to live with the constant loneliness and a strong sense of revulsion for the banalities of everyday socializing.
Hunter S. Thompson (via writingquotes)