Writing Quotes and Sayings
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.
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
– W. Somerset Maugham
If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
– Stephen King
Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
– Joss Whedon
If a writer is daydreaming, leave them be. They could be plotting their next great story.
– Graeme Roberts
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
Writing is an extreme privilege but it’s also a gift. It’s a gift to yourself and it’s a gift of giving a story to someone.
– Amy Tan
Every time I am alone, a pen and a book are my best friends.
Look in your heart & write.
Writing is one-third imagination, one-third experience, and one third observation.
– William Faulkner
A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.
– William Faulkner
I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.
– Ernest Hemingway