liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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QotD: the Artistic Life

...I needed reminding that a real artist is neither noble nor heroic, and the artistic life is a solitary, unsavory, scrappy ordeal that never lets up until you die. The best thing to do would seem to be to keep at it, through prison, poverty and scandal, and when you do die, go out laughing.
--Kate Christensen (http://m.npr.org/news/Books/137044181?page=1)
Tags: art, death, inspiration, laughter, life, quotes
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