Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Quotes of the Week

If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write.
—Anaïs Nin

Maybe the hardest thing in #writing is simply to tell the truth about things as we see them.
—John Steinbeck

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

I do not write with ease, nor am I ever please with anything I write. And so I rewrite.
—Margaret Mitchell

Write hard and clear about what hurts.
—Ernest Hemingway

Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you're doomed.
—Ray Bradbury

A good editor may spot when something is missing; a bad editor tries to tell you what to put there.
—Mary Lee Settle

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.
—John Muir

The terrible thing about being a writer is that you don’t decide to become one, you discover that you are one.
—James Baldwin

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