Writing Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
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
Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
- Joss Whedon
I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.
The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
- Stephen King
I don’t see how you can write anything of value if you don’t offend someone.
- Marvin Harris
What one wrote playfully, another reads with tension and passion; what one wrote with tension and passion,another reads playfully.
- Paul Valéry
Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.
- Sylvia Plath
With writing, we have second chances.
- Jonathan Safran Foer
If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
- Toni Morrison
A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.
- Richard Bach
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.
Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing.
- William Faulkner