A Perfectly Legitimate Response

“When you’re still too young to shave, optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure.” ~Stephen King On Writing (40)

Why we ought to be optimists no matter how old we are:

We live in a world of cynics.


2 thoughts on “A Perfectly Legitimate Response

  1. My favorite quote from Stephen King (not sure where this came from, so this is not an exact quote):
    “Writing a novel is like padlding from New York to Boston in a bathtub. It’s not a surprise that a lot of them don’t make it. What’s surprising is that so many of them do.”

    Which, if not optimistic per se, certainly encourages persistance.

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