a journal of observations, obsessions and inspirations

musings on the artist's life

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Abraham Maslow

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.

ABRAHAM MASLOW
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Stephen Sondheim

For now I'm seeing love like none I've ever known. / A love as pure as breath, as permanent as death. / Implacable as stone. / A love that, like a knife, has cut into a life / I wanted left alone. / A love I may regret, but one I can't forget.

STEPHEN SONDHEIM
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Saul Bellow

I discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing. They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, ‘To hell with you.’

SAUL BELLOW
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Ray Bradbury

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together. Now, it’s your turn. Jump!

RAY BRADBURY
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