Lofgren on Being Childlike

By on Nov 19, 2014 in Food For Thought, Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

The good news is you can be young at heart. There is a lot of stuff to do that is very child-like and fun – you just have to avoid the childish stuff that gets you into trouble.

— Nils Lofgren

Kurosawa on Honesty

By on Nov 5, 2014 in Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

Although human beings are incapable of talking about themselves with total honesty, it is much harder to avoid the truth while pretending to be other people. They often reveal much about themselves in a very straightforward way. I am certain that I did.

— Akira Kurosawa

Whedon on Writing

By on Oct 29, 2014 in Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.

— Joss Whedon

Tolkien on Trolls

By on Oct 23, 2014 in Food For Thought, Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

Trolls are slow in the uptake and
mighty suspicious about anything new to them.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Stan Lee on Comics As Art

By on Oct 16, 2014 in Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

If Shakespeare and Michelangelo were alive today, and if they decided to collaborate on a comic, Shakespeare would write the script and Michelangelo would draw it. How could anybody say that this wouldn’t be as worthwhile an art form as anything on earth?

— Stan Lee

Tolkien on Escapism

By on Oct 9, 2014 in Game Design, Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the enemy, don’t we consider it his duty to escape? If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we’re partisans of liberty, then it’s our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!

— J.R.R. Tolkien