Writing Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
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
The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it.
– Thomas Wolfe
Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.
– Stephen King
Nature fits all her children with something to do, he who would write and can’t write, can surely review.
– James Russell Lowell
A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.
– Richard Bach
Good writing is clear thinking made visible.
– Bill Wheeler
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.
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
If I waited for perfection I would never write a word.
– Margaret Atwood
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