Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Quotes of the Week

I write only when inspirations strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o'clock sharp.
—W. Somerset Maugham

An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
—Charles Dickens

Write hard and clear about what hurts.
—Ernest Hemingway

The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn’t.
—Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Never tell your reader what your story is about. Reading is a participatory sport. People do it because they are intelligent and enjoy figuring things out for themselves.
—George V. Higgin

If there is no feeling, there cannot be great art.
—Ray Bradbury

There is absolutely no point in writing a book unless you feel that you must write that book, or else go mad, or die.
—Robertson Davies

Writers have a rare power not given to anyone else: we can bore people long after we are dead.
—Sinclair Lewis

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