10 wonderful quotes about being a writer #amwriting #writer #writerslife


โ€œYou fail only if you stop.โ€

~ Ray Bradbury

โ€œThis is what separates artists from ordinary people: the belief, deep in our hearts, that if we build our castles well enough, somehow the ocean won’t wash them away.โ€

~ Anne Lamott

โ€œEvery human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities, and have them relate to other characters living with him.โ€

~ Mel Brooks

โ€œMost people carry their demons around with them, buried down deep inside. Writers wrestle their demons to the surface, fling them out onto the page, then call them characters.โ€

~ C.K. Webb

โ€œThe more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.โ€

~Henry Green

โ€œWhich of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?โ€

~ Cornelia Funke

โ€œThe writer’s curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored.โ€

~ Criss Jami, Killosophy

โ€œEvery writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.โ€

~ Rod Serling

โ€œWriting, real writing, should leave a small sweet bruise somewhere on the writer . . . and on the reader.โ€

~ Clarissa Pinkola Estรฉs

โ€œBlessed are the weird people:
poets, misfits, writers
mystics, painters, troubadours
for they teach us to see the world through different eyes.โ€

~ Jacob Nordby, Pearls of Wisdom: 30 Inspirational Ideas to live your best life now

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