Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations.
— Edward Sapir, Language: an Introduction to the Study of Speech (via victoriousvocabulary)
It’s never, ever, ever good enough. Work on a draft until you reach a point of preposterously diminished returns. Then let it sit a month, and start a new draft.
— Roy Kesey (via mttbll)