"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are stronger in the broken places."Your turn: How are we strengthened by adversity?
Sunday, May 29, 2011
On broken people
The brutal irony of this particular quote has never been lost on me. Hemingway was, and is, a huge influence on my writer's voice. That he led the life he did and ultimately ended it so violently has long made me wonder about the demons that tormented him - and adds a particularly poignant and ironic twist to his words here.