Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Quotes of the Week

Love words, agonize over sentences. And pay attention to the world.
—Susan Sontag

All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories.
—Neil Gaiman

Why say “very beautiful”? “Beautiful” is enough.
—James Joyce

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
—W. Somerset Maugham

If your book doesn't keep you up nights writing it, it won't keep anyone up nights reading it.
—James A. Michener

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
—Aldous Huxley

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
—Alfred Hitchcock

No one who loves life can ignore literature, and no one who loves literature can ignore life.
—Laura Esquivel

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
—Benjamin Franklin

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