Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Quotes of the Week
You’ve got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.
— Ray Bradbury
A lot of people talk about writing. The secret is to write, not talk.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
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
The highest duty of the writer, the composer, the artist, is to remain true to himself and let the chips fall where they may.
—John F. Kennedy
Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.
I write seven days a week, starting at 4 o'clock in the morning, including Christmas.
A writer’s job is to imagine everything so personally that the fiction is as vivid as memories.
I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book.
Most of us find our own voices only after we’ve sounded like a lot of other people.