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Matt's Occasional Writing Blog

Quote of the Day

 

"As are your repeated imaginations so will your mind be, for the soul is dyed by its imaginations."

 

 

- Marcus Aurelius

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Quote of the Day

"Ah, Grendel!" he said. He seemed that instant almost to rise to pity. "You improve them, my boy! Can't you see that yourself? You stimulate them! You make them think and scheme. You drive them to poetry, science, religion, all that makes them what they are for as long as they last. . . .

 

If man's the irrelevance that interests you, stick with him! Scare him to glory!"

 

 

- Grendel, by John Gardner

 

 

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Quote of the Day

 

"Editing might be a bloody trade, but knives aren't

the exclusive property of butchers. Surgeons use them too." 

 

— Blake Morrison, FRSL

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