Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Quotes of the Week

Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down.
—John Steinbeck

Great dialogue has transparency. Something is being said while something else is being felt.
—Robert McKee

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

As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.
—Ernest Hemingway

If you want to fly, you have to give up the shit that weighs you down.
—Toni Morrison

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
—Leonard Cohen

Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
—E. L. Doctorow

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

It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
–C. J. Cherryh

Marry somebody you love and who thinks you being a writer's a good idea.
—Richard Ford

There is no great writing, only great rewriting.
—Justice Brandeis

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