Saturday, August 31, 2019

August Words of Wisdom

At night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there comes inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour. No one knows whether or not he is a writer unless he has tried writing at night. --H. P. Lovecraft

You gotta train your mind to be stronger than your emotions or else you'll lose yourself every time. --Unknown

My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you're a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea. That's the way to get an idea. --Andy Rooney

There has now been created a world in which the success of others is a grievance, rather than an example. --Thomas Sowell

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. -E. L. Doctorow

No one intimidates me, and I feel sorry for you if you think you do, being delusional must really suck. One major thing I've learned in my life, people will fuck you over, and that my darling is why I keep my circle small and mind my own damn business. --Kate Masters

Activism is a way for useless people to feel important, even if the consequences of their activism are counterproductive for those they claim to be helping and damaging to the fabric of society as a whole. --Thomas Sowell

Writers begin with a grain of sand, and then create a beach. --Robert Block

What we think, we become. --Buddha

I don't have anything to prove to anybody, which is a lovely place to be.
--Edward Norton

Being happy at home is the end of all ambition. --Samuel Johnson

We rise by lifting others. --Robert Ingersoll

Conscience is the most sacred of all properties. --James Madison

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