“The glory of the disposition that stops to consider stimuli rather than rushing to engage with them is its long association with intellectual and artistic achievement. Neither E=mc2 nor ‘Paradise Lost’ was dashed off by a party animal.”
” Writer’s block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have and excuse to drink alcohol”
– Steve Martin
I thought this quote was very good.
All people dream; but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recess if their minds wake in the day to find that it was a vanity. But the dreamers of the day are the dangerous people, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible
“I get to say the think that all writers must tell themselves to start writing—which is nobody has to see this thing. I can throw it away. I’m alone with it. No one has to know what an idiot I really am. And I can burn it. And if it don’t work, if it really sucks, I can pretend that it never really happened. “
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Tony Kushner (Lincoln, Munich) and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
“Losers are people who are so afraid of not winning, they don’t even try.”
Grandpa Hooper (Alan Arkin) Little Miss Sunshine.
This is a very good quote from the movie “Little Miss Sunshine”