Writing Quotes and Sayings
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
– Robert Frost
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
– Maya Angelou
I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you’re doomed.
– Ray Bradbury
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
– Maya Angelou
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
– Benjamin Franklin
You are currently going through my best friend. Please be considerate and respectful of my diary.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.
– Joseph Joubert
We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.
– Anthony Burgess
Reading makes a full man, writing a precise man.
– Francis Bacon
Writing without responsibility is like taking out your cloths in public and begging people to not look at you.
Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
– E.L. Doctorow
Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
– Joss Whedon
I’m a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
– Alfred Hitchcock
The best fame is a writer’s fame. It’s enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat.
— Fran Lebowitz