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7 Habits of Successful Artists

7 Habits of Successful Artists

I love great, inspirational quotes. Don’t you? The best of them usually prompt me to think more deeply about something I may not have considered before. Take this quote by Will Durant, a 20th-century American writer, historian, and philosopher, for instance. He wrote, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Isn’t it amazing to think that excellence is not some unattainable goal or something that happens by accident on rare occasions? According to Durant—and I can think of countless examples that bear this out—excellence can be achieved through consistent and positive action,...