The paying job calls, which means I don’t have much time for a post today, so I’ll just leave a few quotes that I think are relevant to writing. And most are second-hand, so if any of the attributions are incorrect, I apologize (and let me know so I can correct them).
“My advice to young writers is, if you can’t marry money, at least don’t marry envy.” – Ursula K. LeGuin
“If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.” – Orison Swett Marden
“Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.” – Henry Miller
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
“The final purpose of art is to intensify, even, if necessary, to exacerbate, the moral consciousness of people.” – Norman Maher
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison