Writing has long been an isolated profession, tormenting its scribes with solitude and sorrow. Many of the world’s greatest works have been born from despair and loneliness. While this method of madness works for some, I find inspiration from splendor and companionship to call forth the written word.
From time to time, though, I find myself in the throes of despair and loneliness, too. And, on these days when I feel particularly alone and down-trodden, inspirational quotes help lift me up. Here are a few of my favorites: