Cut yourself some slack this weekend. Anything you’ve done this week is in the past. Relax and let go. (Charlotte Brontë, referring to Emily Brontë, from “Memoir of Emily Jane Brontë,”)
Katherine Mansfield, from a letter to Virginia Woolf written c. March 1921
The first thing I want you to know is that you're not crazy - don't let anybody tell you you're crazy, because where you're coming from, there are very few of us out there. -David Bowie to Nina Simone (at 3am someday in 1974, shortly after they met). Simone says this phonecall was one of the reasons she started composing again.