Anne Rice

Don’t Bend

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”

Anne Rice


So, interesting aside. This quote is oddly often misattributed to Franz Kafka when in fact it comes from an introduction written by Anne Rice about a collection of Kafka short stories in 1995. The Quote Investigator had a great little post about it. Check it out here →