If the artist works only when he feels like it, he’s not apt to build up much of a body of work. Inspiration far more often comes during the work than before it, because the largest part of the job of the artist is to listen to the work, and to go where it tells him to go.

Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) American writer
Walking on Water (1980)

Added on 5-Nov-07 | Last updated 5-Nov-07
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