Quotes on Writing

Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.  ~Anton Chekhov

This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It’s that easy, and that hard. ~Neil Gaiman

Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.  ~Jules Renard

A poem is never finished, only abandoned. ~Paul Valery

How do I know what I think until I see what I say? ~E. M. Forster

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. ~Rumi

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.  ~André Gide

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. ~Anais Nin

I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions. ~James Michener

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it. ~J.K. Rowling

Don’t forget – no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell. ~Charles de Lint

The maker of a sentence launches out into the infinite and builds a road into Chaos and old Night, and is followed by those who hear him with something of wild, creative delight.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Just another writeher who revels in the magic of words and the simple things of life. I want to just be and discover the secret of the stars, catch floating clouds, feel raindrops fall, watch distant lights, learn to soar and touch your soul...

5 Comments

  1. July 12, 2016
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    Thank you! Love them quotes! 🙂

    • August 8, 2017
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      I know… love them quotes on writing. Resonates.

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