February 19, 2013

Quote Garden - That line is dead.

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
Douglas Adams

A deadline is, simply put, optimism in its most kick-ass form. It's a potent force that, when wielded with respect, will level any obstacle in its path. This is especially true when it comes to creative pursuits.
Chris Baty

A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
Rita Mae Brown

People always ask me if I’m into sports, and I say, “Well, isn't writing a sport? If you’re doing it right, and you have a deadline, you should be sweating.”
Jarod Kintz

There's nothing an artist needs more - even more than excellent tools and stamina - than a deadline.
Adriana Trigiani

1 comment:

  1. Ha, very true! Thanks for sharing these quotes.

    For those of us who are self employed it's easy to forget that deadlines are sometimes needed to keep us on task and even to stay inspired. This was a good reminder! (: