Quotes About Writing

"For all my dreams, I am what I do." David K. Reynolds

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt

"Your dreams have an expiration date." Kris Cramer

"Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you're doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing." E. L. Doctorow

"I can fix a bad page. I can't fix a blank page." Nora Roberts

"Don't get it right. Get it written." James Thurber

"Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on." Louis L'Amour

"The way we spend our days, is, of course, how we spend our lives." Annie Dillard

"And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." Anais Ninn (maybe)

"As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I'm not sure that I'm going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says 'you are nothing,' I will be a writer." Hunter S. Thompson

"I must write it all out, at any cost. Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living." Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are." W. Somerset Maugham

"I only write when I am inspired. Fortunately, I am inspired at nine o'clock every morning." William Faulkner.