Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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T.S. Eliot

Many of my colleagues…think a Banker has no business whatever to be a poet. They don’t think the two things can combine. But I believe that anything a man does, whatever his hobby may be, it’s all the better if he is really keen on it and does it well. I think it helps him with his work. If you see our young friend, you tell him that we think he’s doing quite well at the Bank. In fact, if he goes on as he has been doing, I don’t see why—in time, of course, in time—he mightn’t even become a Branch Manager.

—Unidentified banker on T.S. Eliot (as told to I.A. Richards)

Written by nevalalee

February 16, 2011 at 6:42 am

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  1. I was JUST thinking of this…

    There are a lot of jokes here.

    But in seriousness…

    Everyone should always do their hobbies. It creates a charisma about you, which reaches over into everything you do.

    Arthur

    February 16, 2011 at 10:17 am


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