Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Quotes of the Week

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not falling down, but the staying down.
—Mary Pickford

There is no “writer’s lifestyle.” All that matters is what you leave on the page.
—Zadie Smith

Everything can nourish the writer. The dictionary, a new word, a voyage, an encounter...a book, a phrase learned.
—Anaïs Nin

I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.
—Françoise Sagan

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten

When asked, "How do you write?" I invariable answer, "One word at a time."
—Stephen King

Everybody has talent. It's just a matter of moving around until you've discovered what it is.
—George Lucas

The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.
—Frank Herbert

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