Some parents hope their children will become doctors or engineers, your parents gave you a pile of clay and said one day you’ll be the next Michelangelo.
Most people think that unless they are going to be an artist (singer, painter, writer, etc), creativity isn’t really necessary in their day-to-day lives or careers
The same reason the drunkard needs another sip and the junkie needs another hit. I write because it makes me feel good. I write because it helps make the pain go away.
For better and for worse, artistic people like to jump the gun a bit when it comes to love.
Our satisfaction is a language that communicates to us what we *really* want — and so is our frustration.
Pursue a girl who writes. Though it is never easy to win her heart, even if it’s a challenge to meet her mind and almost impossible to ride her wits or charm; persevere.
Ambitious people realize that time is the most precious commodity of them all, and they learn to get the most out of every minute of their day.
What type of music you listen to says at least a little bit about your personality. So, it’s pretty safe to assume that people who like a particular artist have something in common. But what are those commonalities? After painstaking research and speaking with dozens of leading psychologists (i.e. my 24-year-old upstairs neighbor who works at Barnes & Noble), I’ve compiled an authoritative list. It was all very scientific.
“Find your passion”. A catchphrase of the last quarter century. A perfect quote on a motivational poster with a backdrop of a sweaty NBA player lunging at the basket in the back of a 2nd grade classroom.
Whatever that literary X factor is, you know it when you see it. Thought Catalog has thousands of posts from thousands of authors. Each passage is unique. Here are 5 passages from Thought Catalog that will make you fall in love with writing