"Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about
the stories and people we're quoting."

~ John Green

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Why She Writes

Why does one begin to write? Because she feels misunderstood, I guess. Because it never comes out clearly enough when she tries to speak. Because she wants to rephrase the world, to take it in and give it back again differently, so that everything is used and nothing is lost. Because it is something to do to pass the time until she is old enough to experience the things she writes about.

~ Nicole Krauss

Source: Books and Etc. > 2014 > August > Liebster Award

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