The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.
Submitted by jessilrobinson 15 days ago
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If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.
The blessedness of waiting is lost on those who cannot wait, and the fulfillment of promise is never theirs. They want quick answers to the deepest questions of life and miss the value of those times of anxious waiting, seeking with patient uncertainties until the answers come. They lose the moment when the answers are revealed in dazzling clarity.
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but to be someone.
Submitted by MarisaO2 about 1 year ago
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Submitted by robotnic about 7 years ago
I never know what I think about something until I read what I've written on it.
To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.
The artist is the opposite of the politically minded individual, the opposite of the reformer, the opposite of the idealist. The artist does not tinker with the universe; he recreates it out of his own experience and understanding of life.