Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Quotes of the Week

I write to find what I have to say. I edit to figure out how to say it right.
—Cheryl Strayed

An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.

To be alive at all is to have scars.
—John Steinbeck

There are no laws for the novel. There never have been, nor can there ever be.
—Doris Lessing

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
—William Faulkner

Good writers define reality: bad ones merely restate it.
—Edward Albee

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
—Orson Welles

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