I find television very educating.
Every time somebody turns on the set,
I go into the other room
and read a book.”

Groucho Marx

There is something about words.
In expert hands, manipulated deftly,
they take you prisoner.
Wind themselves around your limbs
like spider silk, and when
you are so enthralled you cannot move,
they pierce your skin, enter your blood,
numb your thoughts.
Inside you they work their magic.”

Diane Setterfield

The difference between
the poet and the mathematician
is that the poet tries to
get his head into the heavens
while the mathematician
tries to get the heavens into his head.”

G.K. Chesterton

Writing Inspiration #3

We burden our conscience with the opinion of others, and let ourselves be impacted by what they say, don’t we? Yes, we do. Is there an escape? I know not. But I know this, Not everyone might appreciate what you do. But you know what the good part is – not everyone matters. Now that…

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