Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Quotes of the Day

Be willing and unafraid to write badly, because often the bad stuff...forms a base on which to build something better.
—Jennifer Egan

Write for the most intelligent, wittiest, wisest audience in the universe: write to please yourself.
—Harlan Ellison

Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion.
—Anne Rice

Dream dreams, then write them. Aye, but live them first.
—Samuel Eliot Morison

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
—Leonard Cohen

To write well, one must utterly abandon oneself to it. You cannot keep must spill your heart out on paper.
—Carla Iacovetti

What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it.
—E.M. Forster

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
—Jack London

Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid.
—Albert Einstein

Write hard and clear about what hurts.
—Ernest Hemingway

We all have time machines, don't we, those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward are dreams.
—H.G. Wells

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