Great Quotations: Ben Gibbard

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“Writing is such a solitary act. You spend hours alone, only with your thoughts, and you torture yourself. It’s a tendency of many writers to temper the self-destructive act of writing with other self-destructive acts. I certainly was one of those people for a long time.”

– Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie, addressing his former addiction to alcohol. (via Spin)

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