Quotation – April 23, 2017

The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.

Carl Gustav Jung

Quotation – April 20, 2017

When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stone cutter, hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.

Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it–but all that had gone before.

Jacob Riis

Quotation – April 19, 2017

Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Quotation – April 18, 2017

Inevitably, you react to your own work–you like it, you don’t like it, you think it’s interesting or boring–and it is difficult to accept that those reactions may be unreliable. In my experience, they are. I mistrust either wild enthusiasm or deep depression. I have had the best success with materials that I was sort of neutral about…

Michael Crichton


Quotation – March 15, 2017


True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney


Quotation – April 21, 2015

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.

E. L. DoctorowCarpe Diem

Quotation: April 14, 2015

“– it was his business to help them play. He could think of nothing better to do with his life, for he knew that when they felt free to play, their souls showed; who they were came out more clearly than at almost any other time. And the more one got used to letting one’s self show, unafraid, the more joy came walking into one’s life. And then the Self showed itself still more–and the cycle continued, joy engendering joy, endless. He leaned on the wall, warm with the thought of what his work was freeing those around him to be.”

p. 234  THE WOUNDED SKY by Diane Duane (a Star Trek novel)

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