Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Quotes of the Week

No, it is not easy to write. It is as hard as breaking rocks. Sparks and splinters fly like shattered steel.
—Clarice Lispector

Writers don’t have lifestyles. They sit in little rooms and #write.
—Norman Mailer

Everything in the world began with a yes. One molecule said yes to another molecule and life was born.
—Clarice Lispector

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
—Joan Walsh Anglund

The book that will most change your life is the book you write.
—Seth Godin

Writing is a job, a talent, but it's also the place to go in your head. It is the imaginary friend you drink your tea with in the afternoon.
—Ann Patchett

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
—Charlie Chaplin

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

An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because the people fail to see it.
—James A. Michener

If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
—Orson Welles

The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.
—Steve Martin

Writers lose themselves in the dark on purpose, and follow the light of strangeness and surprise.
—Andre Dubus

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