Saturday, April 30, 2016

8 Interesting Quotes on Writing


1. “A novel is an impression, not an argument; and there the matter must rest.” —Thomas Hardy

2.“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” —Oscar Wilde

3.“Begin with an individual, and before you know it you have created a type; begin with a type, and you find you have created—nothing.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald

4.“Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise.” —Philip Roth

5.“If I waited for perfection… I would never write a word.” —Margaret Atwood

6.“It is by sitting down to write every morning that one becomes a writer.” —Gerald Brenan

7. “Sit down to write what you have thought, and not to think about what you shall write.” —William Cobbett

8.“Love is the only energy I’ve ever used as a writer. I’ve never written out of anger, although anger has informed love.” —Athol Fugard

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