Advice, Three Ways

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“Make some sacrifice for your art, and you will be repaid, but ask of art to sacrifice herself for you and a bitter disappointment may come to you… The best work in literature is always done by those who do not depend on it for their daily bread and the highest form of literature, Poetry, brings no wealth to the singer.” -Oscar Wilde

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http://www.openculture.com/2013/03/so_you_want_to_be_a_writer_a_poem_by_charles_bukowski_.html

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Succinct Aaron Siskind said it this way: “Talent or no, it’s the need to work that matters.”

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