Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Quotes of the Week

You fail only if you stop writing.
—Ray Bradbury

Literature is the art of saying, with ordinary words, something extraordinary.
—Boris Pasternak

It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
–C. J. Cherryh

Reading is the sole means by which we slip involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul.
—JC Oates

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
—Anton Chekhov

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
—Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't be 'a writer.' Be writing.
—William Faulkner

Read at the level at which you want to write. Reading is the nourishment that feeds the kind of writing you want to do.
—Jennifer Egan

You don't write a song to sit there on a page. You write it to sing.
—Bob Dylan

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