Writing Quotes and Sayings

Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
– Joss Whedon

An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
– François- René de Chateaubriand

I do want to work on writing, because writing’s a skill. Writing is something that you can train yourself to know better. To know yourself better. And it’s intimidating as hell.
– Kristen Stewart

Use the creative process – singing, writing, art, dance, whatever – to get to know yourself better.
– Catie Curtis

Maybe the hardest thing in writing is simply to tell the truth about things as we see them.
John Steinbeck

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I’m a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
Alfred Hitchcock

Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
Clarence Darrow

There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them.
Mason Cooley

Writing about an idea frees me of it. Thinking about it is a circle of repetitions.
Mason Cooley

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

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Every time I am alone, a pen and a book are my best friends.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

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

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