Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Quotes of the Week

I think it’s terribly dangerous for an artist to fulfill other people’s expectations. They generally produce their worst work when they do that.
—David Bowie

Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners.
—Jimmy Stewart

Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.
—Henry David Thoreau

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is … the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.
—Mark Twain

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
—Marilyn Monroe

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
—Thomas Jefferson

You fail only if you stop writing.
—Ray Bradbury

When asked, "How do you write?" I invariable answer, "One word at a time."
—Stephen King

A one-page breakthrough can start an avalanche.
—Nancy K. Haddock

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