Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Quotes of the week
Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Ideas—the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper...
I rewrote the ending to Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied.
Never use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.
You must write for yourself above all. That is your only hope of creating something beautiful.