Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Quotes of the Week

I am attracted to ellipsis, to the unsaid, to suggestion, to eloquent, deliberate silence.
—Louise Glück

If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.
—Natalie Goldberg

Write as often as possible, not with the idea at once of getting into print, but as if you were learning an instrument.
—J. B. Priestley

A lot of people talk about writing. The secret is to write, not talk.
—Jackie Collins

Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
—Marlon Brando

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

Writers lose themselves in the dark on purpose, and follow the light of strangeness and surprise.
—Andre Dubus

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.
—J.K. Rowling

Say what you mean. Say what you see. Make a photograph, if you can, for the reader.
—Stephen King

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
—Richard Bach

You can make anything by writing.
—C.S. Lewis

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
—Truman Capote

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