At last I understood that writing was this: an impulse to share with other people a feeling or truth that I myself had. Not to preach to them, but to give it to them if they cared to hear it. If they did not—fine. They did not need to listen. That was all right too.

Ueland, Brenda (2010-01-15). If You Want to Write (Kindle Locations 337-338). Wilder Publications. Kindle Edition.