Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Quotes of the Week

You can’t be an artist and be safe.
—Francis Ford Coppola

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

Write about what you know and care deeply about. When one puts one's self on paper—that is what is called good writing.
—Joel Chandler Harris

There are millions of survivors out there; make it one million and one.
—Tom Hanks

If I come up against a brick wall, I'll go and play snooker or something or sleep on it, and my subconscious will fix it for me.
—Martin Amis

Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.
—Doris Lessing

Writing is a way of slowing it down and thinking, What just happened? What did it mean? What was the point?
—Zadie Smith

Revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done. 
—Stephen King

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

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