I just came across this quote from Borges:
Publicamos nuestros libros para librarnos de ellos, para no pasar el resto de nuestras vidas corrigiendo borradores
That translates roughly into:
We publish our books so that we can rid ourselves of them, so that we won’t have to spend the rest of our lives polishing drafts.
Considering how much time I’ve spent going over the same book lately, I can’t help but to agree.