Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Quotes of the Week

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist, but the ability to start over.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald

Be grateful for every word you can cut.
—William Zinsser

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.
—T.S Eliot

Never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.
—Rod Serling

But with writers, there's nothing wrong with melancholy. It's an important color in writing.
—Paul McCartney

Rejections... teach a writer to rely on his own judgement and to say in his heart of hearts, To hell with you.
—Saul Bellow

During a creative period I write every day; a novel should not be interrupted.
—François Mauriac

To find joy in work is to find the fountain of youth.
—Pearl S. Buck

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon...
—EL Doctorow

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