Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Quotes of the Week

If I'm going to sing like someone else, then I don't need to sing at all.
—Billie Holiday

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

My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you’re a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea.
—Andy Rooney

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
—Cyrill Connolly

Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.
—Natalie Goldberg

Be willing and unafraid to write badly, because often the bad stuff...forms a base on which to build something better.
—Jennifer Egan

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
—Charlie Chaplin

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