Tag Archives: Franz Kafka

Sitting Awhile

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”   Lao Tzu “Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.   Lorraine Hansberry “You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even … Continue reading

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Book Enthusiasts

As we ply our writing trade today, let us take heart and inspiration from the words of book addicts and adorers down the ages: “Books, the children of the brain.”    Jonathan Swift “Worthy books are not companions — they are … Continue reading

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Your Music

“Writing is a sweet, wonderful reward.” “It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present … Continue reading

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Daily Rhythms

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Here’s something I just learned: Franz Kafka, surely one of the most inventive writers of the 20th century, was actually a lawyer. He spent … Continue reading

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Have Faith

“Writing is a sweet, wonderful reward.” “It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present … Continue reading

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