Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Quotes of the Week

The easiest thing to do on earth is not write.
—William Goldman

One must be ruthless with one’s own writing or someone else will be.
—John Berryman

All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.
—Leo Tolstoy

Let the meaning choose the word, and not the other way around.
—George Orwell

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children isn't a good children's story in the slightest.
—C.S. Lewis

It is impossible to discourage real writers—they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write.
—Sinclair Lewis

We all have time machines, don't we, those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward are dreams.
—H.G. Wells

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.
—Anaïs Nin

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
—Arthur Miller

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