work

Serious

  I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously.   Alan Rickman Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing… Read More ›

Inspiration

Any working composer or painter or sculptor will tell you that inspiration comes at the eighth hour of labour rather than as a bolt out of the blue. We have to get our vanities and our preconceptions out of the… Read More ›

Symptoms

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.  Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist.  At various… Read More ›

Luck

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) From Wikipedia: Thomas Jefferson (April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of… Read More ›