Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Quotes of the Week

Write one good clean sentence and put a period at the end of it. Then write another one.
—M.F.K. Fisher

Writers should be read—but neither seen nor heard.
—Daphne du Maurier

The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it.
—Dylan Thomas

This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If just you keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious.
—John Cleese

The easiest thing to do on earth is not write.
—William Goldman

I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed.
—William Shakespeare

Write hard and clear about what hurts.
—Ernest Hemingway

If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.
—Somerset Maugham

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
—Sylvia Plath

When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time.
—Lady Gaga

Most of us find our own voices only after we’ve sounded like a lot of other people.
—Neil Gaiman

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