Quotes on Writing and Life: Celeste's reflections

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Writing about yourself...

"Writing an autobiography and making a spiritual will are practically the same."-Sholem Aleichem Much of what I write and read on Blogit is essentially someone's autobiography. Even if we don't mean to share the condition of our souls, what we write and how we comment our responses to others may... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Writing as a disease?

Well, there certainly can be little in the way of 'ease' when writing....at least at times. I am not sure if I agree with this quote. I think the mental illness I might choose to attribute to the writer might be DID. You tend to take on so many personas when you write... "Writing is a socially... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 5, 2009

I wonder what Mr. Einstein had to say about TV...

"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."-Albert Einstein(1879-1955)...I find that drastically decreasing my television viewing and replacing it with reading... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Me thinks that writers need...

....this little prayer most of all.... "Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind."-Helen Steiner Rice Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

A fun quote for the holiday season...

Shopping becomes a contact sport of sorts this time of year. The push and shove and physicality of managing the crowded malls makes making gift choices of secondary concern at times....here is a bit of advice about the 'choice' part of the process.... "Do give books - religious or otherwise - for... Sign in to see full entry.

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