Here are some quotes I have by my desk:

Genius is eternal patience.  Michelangelo

The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: a human
creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive.  To him a touch is a
blow, a sound a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a
friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death.  Add to this
cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create,
create--so that without the creating of music or poetry or books or
buildings or something or meaning, his very breath is cut off from him.
He must create, must pour out creation.  By some strange, unknown,
inward urgency, he is not really alive unless he is creating.  Pearl Buck

Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence:  wealth without work,
pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce
without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice,
politics without principle.  Mahatma Gandhi

Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by
fearing to attempt.  William Shakespeare.

Life gets better every day.  It is largely a result of a firm commitment
to make it so.  Joy is there for the taking.  Take Joy!  Tasha Tudor

"Don't Let the Grouches Get You!"
A title from a children's article I sold to Humpty Dumpty Magazine.

Conceive, Believe, Receive    Unknown



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