Writing Quotes and Sayings
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.
– Anne Frank
Not all pens can write well.
If I waited for perfection I would never write a word.
– Margaret Atwood
Writing is the painting of the voice.
The worst thing you write is better than the best thing you did not write.
A writer should write what he has to say and not speak it.
– Ernest Hemingway
Good writing is clear thinking made visible.
– Bill Wheeler
A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.
– Richard Bach
The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.
– Anaïs Nin
First drafts don’t have to be perfect. They just have to be written.
I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual
– Virginia Woolf
If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
– Toni Morrison
The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.
– Robert Cormier
I write for the same reason I breathe – because if I didn’t I would die.
– Isaac Asimov
You might not write well everyday, but you can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.
– Jodi Picoult