Writing Quotes

Either write something worth...

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing down. - Benjamin Franklin
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The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her ...

The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing. ...John Adams
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"Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it have found it boring...

"Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works or the kinds of writing that they evidently prefer." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. They...

"There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. They were some of the most carefree stupid days I ever had, and I feel privileged to have shared them with him. "And now he's died for real. Without me. Selfish bastard." - Adrian Edmondson
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โ€œI wonโ€™t stop wri...

โ€œI wonโ€™t stop writing until the ink of my ballpen is emptyโ€
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โ€œIt took me fifteen years to discover I had no ...

โ€œIt took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldnโ€™t give it up because by then I was too famous." ... Robert Benchley
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โ€œTimes are bad. Children no longer obey...

โ€œTimes are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.โ€ โ€” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.)
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โ€œEither write something w...

โ€œEither write something worth reading or do something worth writingโ€- Ben franklin
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โ€œWriting is something you do alone. Itโ€™s a profess...

โ€œWriting is something you do alone. Itโ€™s a profession for introverts who want to tell a story, but donโ€™t want to make eye contact while doing so.โ€ -John Green
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''And if there is one thing fandoms tak...

''And if there is one thing fandoms take almost as seriously as war, it's shipping'' -J.P.Beaubien (Terrible Writing Advice)
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"Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of...

"Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred pages an idea that could be perfectly explained in a few minutes." - Jorge Luis Borges
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The writing of history is largely a process of divers...

The writing of history is largely a process of diversion. Most historical accounts distract attention from the secret influences behind great events. ...Frank Herbert
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"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how ho...

"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how home sounds. Not one bird call, nor the water over rocks. There's so much you can't save by writing down." ~ Doris Betts
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โ€œI just fell in love with this idea that I could start writing th...

โ€œI just fell in love with this idea that I could start writing these songs and telling these stories in this season of life that I was going through.โ€ โ€“ musician Zach Williams (via Jesus Calling podcast)
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Times are bad. Children no long...

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book - Cicero, 43 BCE
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You don't get rich writing science...

You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion. -- L. Ron Hubbard
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"Writing about music i...

"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." โ€” Elvis Costello
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"Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be ...

"Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy." โ€” Charles Peters
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"Writing is the only profession w...

"Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money." โ€” Jules Renard
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โ€œI value true freedom within life. There is no freedom in human life. Shackled by laws, rules, an...

โ€œI value true freedom within life. There is no freedom in human life. Shackled by laws, rules, and society. There is no freedom to be found in life as a human. Which brings me to writing, writing and literature, that is where true freedom can be found. Within books, there is no rule.โ€ - Me, Andy. H
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"When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. Whe...

"When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." --Dom Helder Camara, Dom Helder Camara: Essential Writings
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"Remember kids, the only differen...

"Remember kids, the only difference between screwing around and science is writing It down" - Adam Savage
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2Myself 9-26-19, Stay writing & designing through ...

2Myself 9-26-19, Stay writing & designing through thoughts of what is & what could be. The struggle means nothing without a consistent hustle toward getting out.
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Either write something wort...

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing... - Benjamin Franklin
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"He was one of those men who thin...

"He was one of those men who think that the world can be saved by writing a pamphlet." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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"The ending is where the reader discovers w...

"The ending is where the reader discovers whether he has been reading the same story the writer thought he was writing." ---John Updike
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โ€œNever judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead...

โ€œNever judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead, study the motives behind the words of the person casting the bad judgment.โ€ โ€• Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem
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โ€œBooks are a uniquely port...

โ€œBooks are a uniquely portable magic.โ€โ€•Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
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There is nothing to writing. A...

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. - Ernest Hemingway
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"Writing is an act ...

"Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar." -E.B. White
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No matter how out-of-control the climate system seems with its roiling ...

No matter how out-of-control the climate system seems with its roiling typhoons, unprecedented famines and heat waves, refugee crises and climate conflicts we are all its authors. And still writing - David Wallace Wells
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โ€œAt night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to thei...

โ€œAt night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there come inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour. No one knows whether or not he is a writer unless he has tried writing at night.โ€ - HP Lovecraft
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