"Anxiety is not rude. Depression is not selfish. Schizophrenia is not wrong. Eating disorders are not a choice. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is not crazy. Mental illness isn’t self-centred, anymore than cancer is self-centred. It’s a medical illness."
- (via bewilderedapprehension)
(Source: ll88ll, via ailleacht)
You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.
Why hold onto all that?
And I said,
Where do I put it down?
- Anne Carson, from “The Glass Essay”
(Source: awritersruminations, via deadly-conscience)
"You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you."
- Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing