BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

There’s self-respect in making things, says poet Sharon Olds QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Writing or making anything — a poem, a bird feeder, a chocolate cake — has self-respect in it. You’re working. You’re trying. You’re not lying down on the ground, having given up.
Sharon Olds

4 comments on “There’s self-respect in making things, says poet Sharon Olds QUOTES FOR WRITERS

  1. beth
    November 24, 2019

    this is so true

    • bridget whelan
      November 24, 2019

      I think so too. And it’s important to recognise the value in all kinds of creativity from making a garden to whizzing up something wonderful in the kitchen (I’m more likely to do the former than the latter…)

  2. Rae Reads
    November 30, 2019

    Nice!

  3. Rae Reads
    November 30, 2019

    Reblogged this on powerfulwomenreaders.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Information

This entry was posted on November 24, 2019 by in Quotes and tagged , , , , .

Navigation

%d bloggers like this: