There is nothing like writing

Writing and The Written Word

There is nothing like writing to force you to think and get your thoughts straight.

Warren Buffett

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The Ills of Knowing Too Much

Writing and The Written Word

There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art. All our arts and occupations lie wholly on the surface; it is on the surface that we perceive their beauty, fitness, and significance; and to pry below is to be appalled by their emptiness and shocked by the coarseness of the strings and pulleys.

–Robert Louis Stevenson

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The thing to do is to work

Writing and The Written Word

The natural thing to do is to work—to recognize that prosperity and happiness can be obtained only through honest effort.

— Henry Ford

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Be Systematic

Writing and The Written Word

[A person] should be systematic in their business. A person who does business by rule, having a time and place for everything, doing his work promptly, will accomplish twice as much and with half the trouble of [a person] who does it carelessly and slipshod.

–P. T. Barnum

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