Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Quotes of the Week

I think it’s terribly dangerous for an artist to fulfill other people’s expectations.
—David Bowie

I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles.
—Shannon Halen

No true artist will tolerate for one minute the world as it is.
—Friedrich Nietzsche

I don't try to guess what a million people will like. It's hard enough to know what I like.
—John Houston

Part of the process of #writing is not so much to explain your vision but to discover it. I think that’s what you do when you write: You find out what you think.
—Robert Towne

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.
—Billy Wilder

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
—Thomas Jefferson

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
—Marilyn Monroe

There is more power in telling little than in telling all.
—Mark Rothko

That delete key is on your machine for a good reason.
—Stephen King

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