Sunday, January 23, 2011

#Writing Quotes

Once in a while, we will bring you interesting quotes by writers..short, sweet, crazy, fun but sure not dull. Share your favourite writing quotations with us! Have a great week :-)

  • There's nothing to writing.  All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.  ~Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith
  • So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it.  ~Harold Acton, Memoirs of an Aesthete, 1948
  • The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.  ~Ana├»s Nin
  • Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.  ~E.L. Doctorow
  • A word is not the same with one writer as with another.  One tears it from his guts.  The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.  ~Charles Peguy
  • And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise.  The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.  ~Sylvia Plath
  • I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.  ~Richard Wright, American Hunger, 1977
  • Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.--Isaac Bashevis Singer 
  • I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.--Moliere
  • In order to write about life, first you must live it!---Hemingway

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