Monday, July 18, 2011
Quotes that Resonate
I haven't posted any quotes for some time...so here's some that resonate with me =)
A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.
~Henry David Thoreau
Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in.
Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
~Gabriel Garcia Marquez
It's been a while since my last post, so I thought I'd do a quick fill-in of where I'm at with my writing at the moment. I...