The best Quotes and Sayings about Writing (Page 2)

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You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.

WritingMadeleine L'Engle
 
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I have this almost pathological fear of boring the reader.

WritingKhaled Hosseini
 
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Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone: a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready.

Poesie, WritingEugenio Montale
 
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I try to leave out the parts readers skip.

WritingElmore Leonard
 
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Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.

Stories, WritingOctavia E. Butler
 
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I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them.

Words, WritingAnne Rice
 
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Write what you like; there is no other rule.

WritingO. Henry
 
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The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.

WritingElia Kazan
 
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It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by.

WritingVita Sackville-West
 
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A writer without a pen would be like a duck without water.

WritingDonovan
 
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Readers embrace all kinds of characters as long as they are written with emotional truth.

WritingDavid Levithan
 
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Life can't defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death.

WritingEdna Ferber
 
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I didn't choose a word or anything. I just wrote the song until it stopped.

WritingMarty Robbins
 
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My love songs are very personal and quite weird. They don't really have the big radio hit choruses because basically they're my therapy, stuff I have to get off my chest.

Music, WritingEd Sheeran
 
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In all my life, I have never been free. I have never been able to do anything with freedom, except in the field of my writing.

WritingLangston Hughes
 
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In my work, as a writer, I only photograph, in words, what I see.

WritingCharles Bukowski
 
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Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.

Words, Writing, MediaCarol Burnett
 
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If the reader cares, I don't think it matters so much whether your hero is in fact an anti-hero.

WritingBarry Eisler
 
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Lyrics are coming to you all the time. I get inspiration in the middle of the night.

WritingRod Stewart
 
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Rapping to prove nothing, just writing to say something
Cause I wasn’t the only one who wasn’t rushing to saying nothing
This doesn’t mean I lost my dream
It’s just right now I got a really crazy mind to clean

Writing, Hip-Hop & RapTwenty One Pilots - Heavydirtysoul, Album: Blurryface
 
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Doubts startin' to creep in, every day it's just so gray and black
Hope, I just need a ray of that
‘Cause no one sees my vision when I play it for ‘em
They just say it's wack, but they don’t know what dope is
And I don’t know if I was awake or asleep when I wrote this

WritingEminem - I Need A Doctor von Dr. Dre
 
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If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing.

WritingKingsley Amis
 
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People... they don't write anymore - they blog. Instead of talking, they text, no punctuation, no grammar: LOL this and LMFAO that. You know, it just seems to me it's just a bunch of stupid people pseudo-communicating with a bunch of other stupid people in a proto-language that resembles more what cavemen used to speak than the King's English.

Writing, InternetHank Moody in Californication, Season 1 Episode 5
 
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Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.

Writing, Literature, RealityGabriel Garcia Marquez
 
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It is a part of the poet's work to show each man what he sees but does not know he sees.

Writing, PoetsEdith Sitwell
 
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