"I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance."
"I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."
"your twenties are a time of exploration, not certainty. get out and try, dont sit at home thinking you should already know"
note to self: dont make the mistake of trying to avoid mistakes
"People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within."
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks & Essays on the Writer, the Reader & the Imagination