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But you ain’t like everybody else, Cotton. God gave you such a big heart he couldn’t very well give you a whole abundance of brains now too, could he?

(Source: mickmilkovich)

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Every writer must acknowledge and be able to handle the unalterable fact that he has, in effect, given himself a life sentence in solitary confinement. The ordinary world of work is closed to him — and that if he’s lucky!
Peter Straub (via writingquotes)