You can find truths and adages in the strangest of places. Often the words in context are unrelated to the application your mind puts them to in the context of your life–but that’s the power and joy of synthesis. I found one the other day in an article on Reason about science fiction realities:
As Von Braun would put it, in an update to the old saw, “Late to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.”
That struck me as magnificently pertinent to a self-publishing writer. God knows I’m burning the candle at both ends right now….