“Why should we all use our creative power and write or paint or play music, or whatever it tells us to do? Because there is nothing that makes people so generous, joyful, lively, bold and compassionate, so indifferent to fighting and accumulation of objects and money. Because the best way to know Truth and Beauty is to try to express it. And what is the purpose of existence Here or Yonder but to discover truth and beauty and express it, i.e. share it with others.”
Many famous authors cite this book as a major source of inspiration firing off their creative lives and committment to said.
I urge you to check out this book, as it is one of the most alive, passionate things I have every found to help focus on creative work.