Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Quotes of the Week

Welcome to 2020
What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story.
——F. Scott Fitzgerald

I put a coma in this morning, took it out this afternoon.
—Oscar Wilde

Happiness is pursuing work that sustains the spirit.
—Walt Disney

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

The first draft of anything is shit.
—Ernest Hemingway

Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.
—Virginia Woolf

Not a wasted word. This has been a main point to my literary thinking all my life.
—Hunter S. Thompson

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
—Ray Bradbury

If anybody has a job and starts at 9, there's no reason why they can't get up at 4:30 or five and write for a couple of hours, and give their employers their second-best effort of the day—which is what I did.
—Mary Oliver

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
—Cynthia Heimel

Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. Just do it and the confidence will follow.
—Carrie Fisher

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