Somebody else directed me to Falconer's Blog - address below - and I am delighted with the list he has assembled in this particular entry. I thought you all might enjoy several of the items yourselves. My favorite, however, is Faulkner's.
The artist’s only responsibility
is his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one…. If a
writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate: The “Ode on a
Grecian Urn” is worth any number of old ladies. ~William Faulkner.