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  • Hello world (again)

    God breaks the heart again and again and again until it stays open. ― Hazrat Inayat Khan

  • The Real Work, Wendell Berry

    It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. ― Wendell Berry…

  • Shirely Hazzard on Writing

    If only I could write every day. I look back to the far-off time when I did so, mostly early morning and then late in the day. I do write in my head every day–I’m tempted to say all the time. One does instinctively reserve a part of oneself as the writing self, visiting it secretly while…

  • Quote: Ricky Gervais on artistic freedom

    It’s not about power. It’s about artistic freedom. And if it is about power, it’s a power you can give to yourself anytime you want. If you can’t be bought, you’re the richest man in the world. I just always feel if you can make something from scratch you’ll always be OK. Growing up, one…

  • ‘wether we all script our lives’

    ”It makes me wonder, that part of the story, whether we all script our lives and then just re-enact them, almost as if it’s a self-fulfilling prophecy,” Morris says. ”We just imagine who we are and what our life story will be and then we act it.   ”That seems like what Joyce has done.…

  • Oh, Mr Pepys, well said (Quote)

    Up, and all day long, but at dinner, at the Office, at work, till I was almost blind, which makes my heart sad. — http://www.pepysdiary.com/archive/1668/07/23/

  • Kitsch is

    Art is demolition; kitsch is the corpse left when art loses its anger. — Robert Stoller

  • Bridge too far

    But which is the stone that supports the bridge? — Kublai Khan

  • Mmmm, pie.

    There’s this big pie in show business, and you physically can’t eat the whole pie. If you give everybody a slice of pie, you will still have more than enough. The real trick is not to try to get the whole pie, but to keep the biggest slice. — Jay Leno, via quotationspage.com

  • Editing & writing

    Some editors are failed writers — but so are most writers. — T.S. Eliot