Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Quotes of the Week

The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely. 
—Lorraine Hansberry

This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If just you keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious.
—John Cleese

The worst enemy of creativity is self-doubt.
—Sylvia Plath

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

I rewrote the ending of Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, 39 times before I was satisfied ... 
—Ernest Hemingway

There is only one way to work—Like Hell.
—Bette Davis

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.
—George RR Martin

Don't be a writer; be writing. 
—William Faulkner

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
—Anton Chekhov 

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