Tag Archives: Quotes

On Becoming Your True Self

“It is my firm belief that all our lives we are preparing to be somebody or something, even if we don’t do it consciously. And the time comes one morning when you wake up and find that you have become irrevocably what you were preparing all this time to be.”

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Katherine Anne Porter

Writer / Bad-ass

From “The Paris Review,” 1963

Follow this link to the full interview with this literary genius

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Evening Reading

Tonight’s “Whoa, I needed that” moment of truth, courtesy of Jeffrey Eugenides’s brilliant The Marriage Plot:

 “…he had got into the habit of walking around Calcutta in the presence of God. Furthermore, it didn’t seem to Mitchell that this had to be a difficult thing. It was something every child knew how to do, maintain a direct and full connection with the world. Somehow you forgot about it as you grew up, and had to learn it again.” 

 

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