Also in the quote box:
He who does not know how to write imagines it to be no labour, but although these fingers only hold the pen, the whole body grows weary. – Scribe of St. Gall
This used to hang over the drafting table where I did hours of calligraphy. I was reminded by it tonight when Neil Gaiman (aka @neilhimself) posted this link about illuminated manuscripts. Love this stuff. He’d asked how long it takes to create one and someone provided the link.
And that folks, is how the internet works on a person to person basis.