Writers Quotes

"The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The o...

"The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews." — William Faulkner
📅︎ Nov 09
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"To mourn is not to fear. T...

"To mourn is not to fear. To grieve is not to admit defeat." -writers from House of Cards
📅︎ Nov 28
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I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers th...

I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited. Jorge Luis Borges
📅︎ Sep 01
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"You never want to create characters that sound like a mouthpiece for your ide...

"You never want to create characters that sound like a mouthpiece for your ideas. Good writers express their moral vision slow and subtly, primarily through story structure and the way the hero deals with a particular situation." - John Truby
📅︎ May 06
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"Some editors are fail...

"Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers." — T. S. Eliot
📅︎ Jan 19
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"A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stampe...

"A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor." — Ring Lardner
📅︎ Jan 19
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"Foolish writers and r...

"Foolish writers and readers are created for each other." — Horace Walpole
📅︎ Feb 28
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“I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers th...

“I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.” ― Jorge Luis Borges
📅︎ Sep 14
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"When writers die they become ...

"When writers die they become books which is after all not too bad an incarnation." ~ J. L. Borges
📅︎ Aug 25
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"There is no shortage of wonderfu...

"There is no shortage of wonderful writers. What we lack is a dependable mass of readers." - Kurt Vonnegut
📅︎ Mar 25
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