The palest ink lasts longer than the most retentive memory.
— Chinese Proverbs

The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Mohammed ink quote

I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon.
— Amy Lowell

Every drop of ink in my pen ran cold.
— Horace Walpole

I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson