I like your energy. I love your legs. I long to see you.
Virginia Woolf, from a letter to Vita Sackville-West
Sweetheart, I’ve been frightfully busy but you know I have thought of you every minute
Scott Fitzgerald to Zelda Fitzgerald, March 1919
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business.
You only lose what you cling to.
Literature is news that stays news.
Tupac died at 25. If Malcolm X died at 25 he would have been a street hustler named Detroit Red. If Martin Luther King died at 25 he would’ve been known as a local baptist preacher. And if I had died at 25 I would’ve been known as a struggling musician. Only a sliver of my life’s potential.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Interviewer: "What is your favorite track on the album?"
Kurt Cobain: "I think I like ‘Territorial Pissings’ the best. It’s just an ode to women and my appreciation of them. Not just because I like to have relationships with them sexually, but as a whole, as people. I think they deserve a lot more credit than they get."
Kurt’s the best rock star ever
If you can’t love yourself, I guess that’s it then.
I feel this society has somewhere lost its sense of what art is. Art is expression. In expression you need 100% freedom, and our freedom to express our art is seriously being fucked with.
I was born very far from where I’m supposed to be so I’m on my way home.