“Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
I just read The Picture of Dorian Gray and greatly enjoyed it. I’d never read it before, though have seen one of the films (there are several) — but decades ago.
“Don’t prejudge your stimuli. Just trust where your attention goes.”
Do you worry about wasting time when you could be writing or otherwise productive? See this post, Have You Been Wasting Precious Time, by Diane Lockward.
“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” — Mark Twain