Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Quotes of the Week

Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts.
—Anne Lamott

What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald

The illusion which exalts us is dearer to us then ten-thousand truths.
—Alexander Pushkin

An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
—Charles Dickens

The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.
—Steve Martin

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
—Truman Capote

Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.
—Steven Spielberg

Writing is finally about one thing: going into a room and doing it.
—William Goldman

Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard.
—David McCullough

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