quote by Cole Porter

Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.

— Cole Porter

Uplifting Letter Writing quotations

I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.


Letter writing quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

Sending a handwritten letter is becoming such an anomaly.

It's disappearing. My mom is the only one who still writes me letters. And there's something visceral about opening a letter - I see her on the page. I see her in her handwriting.

Letter writing quote Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
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How do I let the director know how obsessed I am and willing to do anything for the movie? Like, I wanted to write this one director a letter, so I wrote him a handwritten note. But then I was like, 'How many people are writing this guy handwritten letters? Is it going to seem cheesy? What do I do?'

What a lot we lost when we stopped writing letters. You can't reread a phone call.

Sooner I'd try to change history than turn political, than try convincing others to write letters or to vote or to march or to do something they didn't already feel like doing.


Letter writing quote If plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters.
If plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters.
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To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.

I tend to discourage people from calling me 'Sir Ian,' because I don't like being separated out from the rest of the population. Of course, it can be useful if you're writing an official letter, like trying to get a visa or something passed through Parliament. They're impressed by these things.

Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.

Letter writing quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

Whether you send an e-mail, tell your spouse in person, write a letter, talk over the phone, or write a quick note, remember that what you say today has the capacity to transform the countenance and the character of the most important person in your life, your spouse.

The one good thing about not seeing you is that I can write you letters.


Letter writing is an excellent way of slowing down this lunatic helterskelter universe long enough to gather one’s thoughts

Letter writing quote Write hard and clear about what hurts.
Write hard and clear about what hurts.

Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.

I realized how valuable the art and practice of writing letters are, and how important it is to remind people of what a treasure letters--handwritten letters--can be. In our throwaway era of quick phone calls, faxes, and email, it's all to easy never to find the time to write letters. That's a great pity--for historians and the rest of us.

If you give up before your goal has been reached, you are a "quitter.

" A QUITTER NEVER WINS AND A WINNER NEVER QUITS. Lift this sentence out, write it on a piece of paper in letters an inch high, and place it where you will see it every night before you go to sleep, and every morning before you go to work

Letter writing quote Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.

I can write with absolutely perfect penmanship with my feet.

If I broke both my arms, I could still write a girl a love letter using just my toes.


I thought, maybe the difference between white folks and colored is just this matter of reading and writing. I made up my mind I would know my letters.

Every time I write these words they become a taboo, Making sure my punctuation curve, every letter here's true, Living my life in the margin, and that metaphor was proof.

Letter writing quote Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.
Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.
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Not one piece of evidence has ever been found to support the Book of Mormon-not a trace of the large cities it names, no ruins, no coins, no letters or documents or monuments, nothing in writing. Not even one of the rivers or mountains or any of the topography it mentions has ever been identified.

If I wrote you a love letter, would you write back?

My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.

... (when asked who wrote 'Some Enchanted Evening') Rodgers and Hammerstein, if you can imagine it taking two men to write one song. ... Good authors, too, who once knew better words now use only four-letter words writing prose. ... Brush up your Shakespeare and they'll all kowtow.


Letter writing quote Anger is only one letter short of danger.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.

Life is too precious to be spent in this weaving and unweaving of false impressions, and it is better to live quietly under some degree of misrepresentation than to attempt to remove it by the uncertain process of letter-writing.

Documentation is a love letter that you write to your future self.

Marches work, rallies work, civil disobedience works, direct action works, voting works, writing letters works, speaking to churches and schools works, rioting works.

Letter writing quote A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you write them.
A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you write them.
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I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet.

In your arms I forget what the yarn knows of sweaters.

I forget how to hold myself together. So if I unfold now like a love letter tell me you'll write back soon. Tell me you'll still come untethered.


Beware of writing to me. I always answer ... My father spent the last 20 years of his life writing letters. If someone thanked him for a wedding present, he thanked them for thanking him and there was no end to the exchange but death.

Letter writing quote Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

I'm talking to you and it's basically a direct communication, whereas if I'm writing a letter to you and you read the letter, there are like 12 extra deconstruction and reconstruction steps in the communication.

Writing should ... be as spontaneous and urgent as a letter to a lover, or a message to a friend who has just lost a parent ... and writing is, in the end, that oddest of anomalies: an intimate letter to a stranger

Letters were first invented for consoling such solitary wretches as myself.

Having lost the substantial pleasures of seeing and possessing you, I shall in some measure compensate this loss by the satisfaction I shall find in your writing.

Letter writing quote You have the itch for writing born in you. It's quite incurable. What are you go
You have the itch for writing born in you. It's quite incurable. What are you going to do with it?

Use every letter you write Every conversation you have Every meeting you attend To express your fundamental beliefs and dreams Affirm to others the vision of the world you want


I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading.

Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters. And only write what you love.

I get over a hundred letters a day from all over the world, from children and parents, and it's a wonder I ever have time to write books, let alone speak!

The world is full of CEOs that think that just because they write a memo or they write a letter inside an annual report or they give a little video speech that gets sent around the company, they think that's what's really going to affect employees.

I am but a small pencil in the hand of a writing God