Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Quotes of the Week

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
—Cyrill Connolly

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.
—George RR Martin

A successful book is not made of what is in it, but what is left out of it.
  —Mark Twain

It is all very well for you to write simply, and the simpler the better.
—Ernest Hemingway

Don’t be dismayed by the opinions of editors, or critics. They are only the traffic cops of the arts.
 —Gene Fowler

Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite — getting something down.
—Julia Cameron

Writing a book is like telling a joke and having to wait two years to know whether or not it was funny.
—Alain de Botton

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