Category Archives: Monday Morning Wisdom

Monday Morning Wisdom #315

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Monday Morning Wisdom #315

When you see something that is not right, you must say something. You must do something. Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part to help build what we called the Beloved Community, a nation and world society at peace with itself.

~ John Lewis

Monday Morning Wisdom #314

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Monday Morning Wisdom #314

Never stop learning how to learn.

~ Billie Jean King

Monday Morning Wisdom #313

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Monday Morning Wisdom #313

The rules, like streets, can only take you to known places.

~Ocean Vuong

Monday Morning Wisdom #312

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Monday Morning Wisdom #312

My comfort zone is outside of my comfort zone. I like to be a little uncomfortable.

~ Billie Eilish

Monday Morning Wisdom #311

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Monday Morning Wisdom #311

“I tell my students there is such a thing as ‘writer’s block,’ and they should respect it. You shouldn’t write through it. It’s blocked because it ought to be blocked, because you haven’t got it right now.”
—Toni Morrison

Monday Morning Wisdom #310

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Monday Morning Wisdom #310

“Writing—the art of communicating thoughts to the mind, through the eye—is the great invention of the world.”
—Abraham Lincoln

Monday Morning Wisdom #309

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Monday Morning Wisdom #309

“The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting.”
—Stephen King

Monday Morning Wisdom #308

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Monday Morning Wisdom #308

“Serious writers write, inspired or not. Over time they discover that routine is a better friend than inspiration.”
~Ralph Keyes

Monday Morning Wisdom #307

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Monday Morning Wisdom #307

“It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it.”
~Jack Kerouac

Monday Morning Wisdom #306

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Monday Morning Wisdom #306

“Being a writer requires an intoxication with language.”
~Jim Harrison