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You can make anything by writing. - C S Lewis

If you wish to be a writer, write. - Epictetus

Writing is a struggle against silence. - Carlos Fuentes

That's not writing, that's typing. - Truman Capote

Journal writing is a voyage to the interior. - Christina Baldwin

Writing laws is easy, but governing is difficult. - Leo Tolstoy

The point of good writing is knowing when to stop. - L.M. Montgomery

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit. - Richard Bach

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. - Steven Wright

Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors. - Edward Dahlberg

There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. - Booker T Washington

The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself. - Albert Camus

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. - Benjamin Franklin

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. - George Santayana

To lose balance, sometimes, for love, is part of living in a balanced life. - Elizabeth Gilbert

Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. - Francis Bacon

Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life. - Lawrence Kasdan

A memorandum isn't written to inform the receiver, but to protect the writer. - Dean Acheson

I write by ear. I tried writing with the typewriter, but I found it too unwieldy. - Groucho Marx

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. - Cicero

Writing is mentally stimulating; it's like a puzzle that makes you think all the time. - Stephanie Zimbalist

Concentrate on what you're doing - then you won't have time to tense up and worry. - Unknown

Writing is like sewing together what I call these 'buttons,' these bits and pieces. - Sandra Cisneros

The writing of more than 75 poems in any fiscal year should be punishable by a fine of $500. - Ed Sanders

People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician. - Eleanor Clift

For short term relaxation, I take a hot tub. It's my best way to unblock writer's block. - Ellen Hopkins

Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea. - John Updike

Success in life is not a matter so much of talent or opportunity but of concentration and perseverance. - C.W. Wendte

It's not plagiarism - I'm recycling words, as any good environmentally conscious writer would do. - Unlek Swain

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. - Robert Frost

Wanting to meet a writer because you like their books is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate. - Margaret Atwood

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking and writing. - Isaac B Singer

The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from. - Gene Fowler

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. - Ray Bradbury

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. - Harold S Geneen

Concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you. - Heidi Johnson

Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second. - Robert Frost

Life is a child playing around your feet, a tool you hold firmly in your grip, a bench you sit down upon in the evening, in your garden. - Jean Anouilh

Want balance in your life? Then get your own act together, but don't forget powerful disciplines of execution in your team and organization. - Stephen Covey


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