“Busy is a decision… You don’t find the time to do things — you make the time to do things.” — Maria Popova, Bulgaria, writer
A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
~ Pablo de Sarasate
A history of the world. Volcanoes erupted. oceans boiled. The universe was in a turmoil Then came the dog.
Stop asking yourself what you want, what you desire, what interests you. Ask yourself instead: What has been given to me? Ask: What do I have to give back? Then give it.
Cheryl Strayed. Taken from Brave Enough.
What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat.’ And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and say, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come.’
I hate writing. I love having written. Dorothy Parker.
All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. Mark Twain.
Whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.
The two most important days in your life
are the day you are born and the day you find out why.