Tuesday, August 4, 2015

10 Quotes on writing


1. “I want to do something splendid… Something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead… I think I shall write books.” ― Louisa May Alcott

2.“Books are like rivers, meandering this way and that, but taking us on a steady, flowing course to somewhere different.” ― Carla H. Krueger

3. “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.” ― Ernest Hemingway

4. “Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” ― Aldous Huxley

5. “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” ― Anne Frank

6. “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” ― Albert Camus

7. “My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.” ― Ernest Hemingway

8. “So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say. ” ― Virginia Woolf

9. “The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.” ― Ernest Hemingway

10. “Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It's about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy.” ― Stephen King

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