Saturday, January 25, 2020

Great artists, exemplary people …

… Living Virtuously and Writing Well | National Review. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

It’s baffling how we got here, when the beauty in a virtuous forbearance of life’s trials is so plain. In the realm of writing, particularly, a crummy life, made the best of, tends to endow talent with thoughtfulness and ingenuity. How helpful can it be, after all, for a writer not to have to listen, to adapt, to please?   

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