Econ 479

The Art of Writing, the Science of Economics

Patti Smith, worker

I just do my work, and I work every day, and my ambition is just to do something better than I last did. . . . I’d like to write something as great as ‘Pinocchio’ or ‘Little Women.’ I won’t say ‘Moby-Dick’ because that’s impossible. I’d like to write a book that everybody loves. I’d like to take a picture that someone wants to put above their desk so they can look at it while they’re writing a letter or doing whatever they’re doing while sitting at their desk. I’d like to do a painting that would astonish people.

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Written by gregorymcnamee

October 7, 2015 at 2:03 am

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