Posts Tagged ‘truth’

The last, or the first, of my A-Z of writers writing about writing. A. #WritingQuotes #A2Z #naomiAlderman ‘Expect to be disgusted by your own early work. If writing is…’ See u all tonight.

July 5, 2018


‘… your vocation, if you hope that it might be your salvation, push on

through the disgust until you find one true sentence, a few words that

say more than you expected, something you didn’t know until you

set it down.’ – Naomi Alderman




Rochefoucauld no 29. — The evil that we do does not attract to us…

April 8, 2018


… so much persecution and hatred as our good qualities.






no 10. [of 504] – In the human heart there is a perpetual generation of passions; so that…

April 4, 2018


the ruin of one is almost always the foundation of another.



from the 504

Sentences and 

Moral Maxims


Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld

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