Finish

Finish. The difference between being a writer and being a person of talent is the discipline it takes to apply the seat of your pants to the seat of your chair and finish. Don’t talk about doing it. Do it. Finish.

E.L. Konigsburg Quotes (Author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler). (2020). Retrieved 10 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/2713.E_L_Konigsburg

Every Now And Then A Person Must Do Something Simply Because He Wants To

Every now and then, a person must do something simply because he wants to, because it seems to him worth doing. And that does not make it worthless or a waste of time.

E.L. Konigsburg Quotes (Author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler). (2020). Retrieved 10 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/2713.E_L_Konigsburg

You Should Have Days When You Allow What Is Already In You To Swell Up

I think you should learn, of course, and some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up inside of you until it touches everything. And you can feel it inside of you. If you never take time out to let that happen, then you accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you. You can make noise with them, but never really feel anything with them. It’s hollow.

E.L. Konigsburg Quotes (Author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler). (2020). Retrieved 10 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/2713.E_L_Konigsburg