So you see, imagination needs moodling – long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering.
Brenda Ueland Quotes
These people who are always briskly doing something and as busy as waltzing mice, they have little, sharp, staccato ideas, such as: “I see where I can make an annual cut of $3.47 in my meat budget.” But they have no slow, big ideas.
Why should we use all our creative power… ? Because there is nothing that makes people so generous, joyful, lively, bold and compassionate, so indifferent to fighting and the accumulation of objects and money.