Tuesday, November 25, 2014

10 Great Quotes About Writing

Writing is not easy, it takes a lot of guts for many people to publish anything with their name appended to it as the author. Here are 10 great quotes from great authors to help you overcome any fear of writing you may have and see it as what it truly is - lot's of fun!

1. "Writing is an adventure." Winston Churchill

2. "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." Robert Benchley

3. "However great a man's natural talent may be, the art of writing cannot be learned all at once." Jean Jacques Rousseau

4. "I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again." Oscar Wilde 

5. "Nothing you write, if you hope to be any good, will ever come out as you first hoped." Lillian Helman 

6. "Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go." E.L. Doctorow 

7.  "If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." Toni Morrison

8. "To be clear is the first duty of a writer; to charm and to please are graces to be acquired later." Brander Matthews

9. "Real writers are those who want to write, need to write, have to write." Robert Penn Warren 

10. "Write without pay until somebody offers to pay." Mark Twain 

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