Nami Mun quotes

  • He had no idea that grief was a reward. That it only came to those who were loyal, to those who loved more than they were capable of.
    -- Nami Mun

    #Grief #Ideas #Rewards

  • Hope was based on the unknown, and I liked knowing things. Like that I was going to fail. Failure had better odds.
    -- Nami Mun

    #Knowing #Odds #Failing

  • Life's only as bad as you make it out to be. It's go nothing to do with the way it is.
    -- Nami Mun


  • And at the start of every new day, I still believed I could choose my own beginning, one that was scrubbed clean of everything past
    -- Nami Mun

    #Past #New Day #Stills

  • I just have to come clean and admit I am an extremely, painfully slow writer. I have this unfortunate - or fortunate, I'm not sure which is correct - habit of editing while I'm writing which everyone tells me that I shouldn't do that. But that's just the way I write and I think it's important to stay true to your own writing style and momentum.
    -- Nami Mun

    #Writing #Thinking #Style

  • A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on earth is most like God. This is man's greatest tragedy and God's heaviest grief.

  • Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness.

  • The truth and the facts aren't necessarily the same thing. Telling the truth is the object of all art; facts are what the unimaginative have instead of ideas.

  • It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.

  • The Empress has been connected with the ideas of universal fecundity and in a general sense with activity.

  • Once I went to bed in Orlando and I woke up in Atlanta. I have no idea how that happened.

  • After all, spinning is its own reward. There wouldn't be carousels if it weren't so.

  • Reciter and listener of the Qur'an are alike in prize and reward.

  • Ann Winder-Boyle's small-scale encaustic pictures always reward a second look - they have an intriguing edge of darkness about them.

  • Anger is its own excuse and its own reward ...