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Roald Dahl on How Illness Emboldens Creativity: A Moving Letter to His Bedridden Mentor
Roald Dahl on How Illness Emboldens Creativity: A Moving Letter to His Bedridden Mentor

“I doubt I would have written a line … unless some minor tragedy had sort of twisted my mind out of the normal rut.”

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26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe
26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe

“I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now.”

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Mozart on Creativity and the Ideation Process
Mozart on Creativity and the Ideation Process

“It is quite natural that people who really have something particular about them should be different from each other on the outside as well as on the inside.”

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How to Ask for Help: Young James Joyce’s Magnificent Letter to Lady Gregory
How to Ask for Help: Young James Joyce’s Magnificent Letter to Lady Gregory

“All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light.”

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Rilke on Our Fear of the Unexplainable
Rilke on Our Fear of the Unexplainable

“Fear of the unexplainable has not only impoverished our inner lives, but also diminished relations between people.”

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How to Read Intelligently and Write a Great Essay: Robert Frost’s Letter of Advice to His Young Daughter
How to Read Intelligently and Write a Great Essay: Robert Frost’s Letter of Advice to His Young Daughter

“The sidelong glance is what you depend on.”

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