Writing Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
– T.S. Eliot
If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
– Stephen King
Easy reading is damn hard writing.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.
– Jules Renard
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.
– Robert Frost
Tears are words that need to be written.
– Paulo Coelho
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
– Henry David Thoreau
An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
– François- René de Chateaubriand
If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
– Toni Morrison
Writing is the painting of the voice.
First drafts don’t have to be perfect. They just have to be written.
Good writing is clear thinking made visible.
– Bill Wheeler
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
– Robert Frost
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
I write down my thoughts here. If you don’t understand any, I would appreciate if you could skip it rather than criticizing it.
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.
– Anne Frank
Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing.
– William Faulkner