This is a blank map that lets you go as far as you want in any direction, with no questions asked, but it’s no help at all if you want to know if you’re going the right way.
– Brian Andreas, Story People
“Now he would never write the things that he had saved to write until he knew enough to write them well.”
– Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro
“She loved to walk down the street with a book under her arm. It had the same significance for her as an elegant cane for the dandy a century ago. It differentiated her from others.” – Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being