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Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-18950
Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down. And this is all that life really means.
Grief was an actual weight, he thought. It felt like a physical burden. You carried it with you all day, unsheddable. Your shoulders, by nightfall, felt dragged down.Source: This is My Daughter p.320
American writer 1878-19370
I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel and by nightfall it's a paragraph in my column.