This is taken from Mademoiselle, a book about Nadia Boulanger. She is actually quoting Henri Bergson.
[tweetherder text=”One looks for praise in the exact proportion that one is unsure of success.”]One looks for praise in the exact proportion that one is unsure of success.[/tweetherder]
I think you know when what you write is good, and when it isn’t. The important thing to remember is that you just need to keep on keepin’ on. Don’t stop too smell the metaphorical roses. Your best piece is your next one. Never stop.