Unlike “normal” jobs, creative endeavors take an incredible amount of willpower, dedication, focus and diligence. We need to choose our creative products over the myriad of social and entertaining distractions. We need constant support, approval, encouragement, ego-stroking. Since nobody else is likely to do all this for you, surrounding yourself with uplifting, inspiring, motivational quotes and imagery is a must.
So here are some quotes from around the web…. most of these I’ve collected, printed and used to wallpaper my office. I don’t own the rights, and some of the language is “colorful”, but you can pick out and share the ones you like.