Five (or ten) quotes from Stephen King

Photo Credit. “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” “Get busy living or get busy dying.” “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a bookContinue reading “Five (or ten) quotes from Stephen King”

Five Quotes from Albert Camus

Photo found here. Albert Camus 7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960 “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” “There are causes worth dying for, butContinue reading “Five Quotes from Albert Camus”

Five Quotes from Jack Kerouac

  Image found here.  Jean-Louis “Jack” Kerouac March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969 I can say with all seriousness that the first time that I read On The Road, and later The Dharma Bums, it changed my life; changed my way of thinking. I was in college at the time (culinary school) and myContinue reading “Five Quotes from Jack Kerouac”

Five Quotes from Thomas Merton

Monk, activist, writer, poet, and artist, Fr. Merton was a true renaissance man. He was friends with Thich Nhat Hanh, and the Dalai Lama, and a contemporary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Before his untimely death he penned a huge number of books pertaining to spirituality, poems, artwork, and an incredible and moving autobiography. HisContinue reading “Five Quotes from Thomas Merton”