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Monday Morning Wisdom #240

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MMWI’m interested in how a novel can be symphonic, by which I mean that, like in a great symphony, I like my novels to be composed of certain movements. There are crescendos, motifs, that peak over the course of the book played by different instruments in different tones, the final chords to give the listeners the satisfaction that yes, that ended in the right moment. ~Amor Towles, interviewed in the Nov/Dec 2019 issue of Writer’s Digest

Monday Morning Wisdom #239

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Monday Morning Wisdom #239

MMWIf I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. ~Sir Issac Newton

Monday Morning Wisdom #238

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Monday Morning Wisdom #238

Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. ~Terry Pratchett

Monday Morning Wisdom #237

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Monday Morning Wisdom #236

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Monday Morning Wisdom #236

MMWTo see a candle’s light, one must take it into a dark place. ~Ursula K. Le Guin

Monday Morning Wisdom #235

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Monday Morning Wisdom #235

MMWDo the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. ~Oprah Winfrey

Monday Morning Wisdom #234

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Monday Morning Wisdom #234

No hero is mortal till he dies. ~W.H. AudenMMW