Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Quotes of the Week

The writer's job is to get the main character up a tree, and then once they are up there, throw rocks at them.
—Vladimir Nabokov

We don’t know where we get our ideas from. What we do know is that we do not get them from our laptops.
—John Cleese

Creativity — like human life itself — begins in darkness.
—Julia Cameron

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
—Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.
—Charles Bukowski

Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.
—Henry David Thoreau

Boys think girls are like books, if the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
—Marilyn Monroe

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
—Thomas Jefferson

Ah, good taste, what a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
—Pablo Picasso

You let the story cool off and then, instead of rewriting it, you relive it.
—Ray Bradbury