Posts tagged ‘quote on writing’

June 27, 2011

Quote of the Day: Lord Byron

To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all. 

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June 22, 2011

Quote of the Day: Carlos Fuentes

Writing is a struggle against silence. 

June 16, 2011

Quote of the Day: Jules Renard

The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air.  All I must do is find it, and copy it. 

June 15, 2011

Quote of the Day: Henry David Thoreau

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. 

June 14, 2011

Quote of the Day: Sinclair Lewis

It is impossible to discourage the real writers – they don’t give a damn what you say, they’re going to write. 

June 10, 2011

Quote of the Day: Carrie Latet

Writing is a product of silence. 

June 9, 2011

Quote of the Day: Robert Benchley

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.

June 8, 2011

Quote of the Day: Uniek Swain

It’s not plagiarism – I’m recycling words, as any good environmentally conscious writer would do. 

June 2, 2011

Quote of the Day: Anaïs Nin

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. 

May 24, 2011

Quote of the Day: Chateaubriand

An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.