242/365 I don’t believe in draining the reservoir

“I don’t believe in draining the reservoir, do you see? I believe in getting up from the typewriter, away from it, while I still have things to say.” Two or three hours in the morning were enough for him, although he stressed the importance of keeping regular hours in order to cultivate a daily creative rhythm. “I know that to sustain these true moments of insight one has to be highly disciplined, lead a disciplined life,” Henry Miller said.

From “Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work”
by Mason Currey

 

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