“The King leaned closer to me. ‘I have only one real applicable piece of advice for you, he said, his perfect diction piercing through the noise of the crowd. ‘Have a boring life and make your art thrilling.’ –A Bright Ray of Darkness by Ethan Hawke
“Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” -Gustave Flaubert
“Discipline equals freedom.” -Jocko Willink
The more disciplined you can be in your regular life, the more out of control you can be in your art.