Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Quotes of the Week

There is no friend as loyal as a book.
—Ernest Hemingway

I don't believe in writer's block or waiting for inspiration. If you're a writer, you sit down and write.
—Elmore Leonard

Write for yourself and yourself alone. Don’t try to please anyone else, and don’t be afraid of anyone.
—Sallie Tisdale

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

Those who never make mistakes lose a great many chances to learn something.
—Mary Pickford

Write. Write every day, even if it is only a page or two. The more you write, the better you’ll get.
—George R.R. Martin

You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
—Robin Williams

Characters are not created by writers. They pre-exist and have to be found.
—Elizabeth Bowen

If life was fair, Elvis would still be alive and all the impersonators dead.
—Johnny Carson

Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.
—Ayn Rand

In general…there’s no point in writing hopeless novels. We all know we’re going to die; what’s important is the kind of men and women we are in the face of this.
-Anne Lamott

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all — in which case, you fail by default.

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