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

I have this almost pathological fear of boring the reader.

WritingKhaled Hosseini

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

I try to leave out the parts readers skip.

WritingElmore Leonard

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

Stories, WritingOctavia E. Butler

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

Write what you like; there is no other rule.

WritingO. Henry

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

WritingElia Kazan

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

WritingVita Sackville-West

A writer without a pen would be like a duck without water.


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

WritingDavid Levithan

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

WritingEdna Ferber

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

WritingMarty Robbins

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

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

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

WritingCharles Bukowski

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

Words, Writing, MediaCarol Burnett

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

WritingBarry Eisler

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

WritingRod Stewart

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

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

If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing.

WritingKingsley Amis

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

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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