Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.— Franz Kafka
Pleasurable Inspiration To Write quotations
Write at the edges of the day.
God gives gifts to everyone, some can write, some can dance.
He gave me the skill to play football and I am making the most of it.
You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.
Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts.. You need to start somewhere.
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness.
I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.
Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.
Talk and write in a way that encourages the mutual exchange of ideas and acts like a midwife to people birthing their own ideas.
If you don't like someones story, write your own.
To gain your own voice you have to forget about having it heard.
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.
If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.
The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
The only reason to write is from love.
I realize that if I wait until I am no longer afraid to act, write, speak, be, I'll be sending messages on a Ouija board, cryptic complaints from the other side
Tears are words that need to be written.
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem
One must be drenched in words, literally soaked in them, to have the right ones form themselves into the proper pattern at the right moment.
If you wait for inspiration to write you're not a writer, you're a waiter.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
I am so fond of tea that I could write a whole dissertation on its virtues.
It comforts and enlivens without the risks attendant on spirituous liquors. Gentle herb! Let the florid grape yield to thee. Thy soft influence is a more safe inspirer of social joy.
Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say.
I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning.
Like most-maybe all- writers, I learned to write by writing and, by example, by reading books.
It is perfectly okay to write garbage – as long as you edit brilliantly.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of.
For hundreds of years people have talked about artists having inspiration, but often, some persons would say, write us a symphony or write us a song, on commission. The artists would come up with a masterpiece without waiting to have their muse inspire them.
To me, obstacles in life build character.
You have to be able to overcome adversity in order to succeed and appreciate the simple things life has to offer...that's where most of my inspiration for writing and singing comes from.
If I waited for inspiration every time I sat down to write a song I probably would be a plumber today.
You don't need to wait for inspiration to write.
It's easier to be inspired while writing that while not writing.
I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing.
I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful - for all of it.
Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.
The whole thing is this: If you don't use just basic grammar, if you don't get the language down, you're not going to have access to a tool that people use as a weapon against you. The only reason I was never taught to read and write was because it was easier for them to lead me. But the second I learned to read and write, I began to lead myself.
There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place.
Writer’s block results from too much head.
Cut off your head. Pegasus, poetry, was born of Medusa when her head was cut off. You have to be reckless when writing. Be as crazy as your conscience allows.
People on the outside think there's something magical about writing, that you go up in the attic at midnight and cast the bones and come down in the morning with a story, but it isn't like that. You sit in back of the typewriter and you work, and that's all there is to it.