11 Motivational Quotes from Shel Silverstein
Find creative inspiration in these quotes, curated from interviews with the poetic and artistic genius Shel Silverstein.
Never explain what you do.
It speaks for itself. You only muddle it by talking about it. —Shel Silverstein
I think if you’re a creative person,
you should just go about your business, do your work and not care about how it’s received. —Shel Silverstein
People who say
they create only for themselves and don’t care if they’re published…I hate to hear talk like that. If it’s good, it’s too good not to share. —Shel Silverstein
You’d better get your laugh
while you’re making your point, or you won’t be doing it very long. —Shel Silverstein
I would hope that people, no matter what age,
would find something to identify with in my books, pick one up and experience a personal sense of discovery. —Shel Silverstein
Certainly as a group,
folksongs are the dumbest things in the world. —Shel Silverstein
If you want to find out
what a writer or a cartoonist really feels, look at his work. That’s enough. —Shel Silverstein