the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
— African Proverbs
Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
— Arabic Proverbs writing quote
Picture quote about Writing
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
— Wayne Dyer
God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
— Martin Luther
A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
— writing quotation by Richard Bach
Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements
from the writer as any other.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up
a pen to write.
Write hard and clear about what hurts.
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.
something worth reading or do something worth writing.
We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you
shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom
and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
Only those things are beautiful which are
inspired by madness and written by reason.
If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge
For a creative writer possession of the truth is less
important than emotional sincerity.
Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.
The person who writes for fools is always sure
of a large audience.
When you write down your life, every page should contain something no
one has ever heard about.
I write best when I am either, falling in love, or falling apart.
A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you write them.
defeat a writer who is in love with writing; for life itself is a writer's love until death.
The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism, to steal ideas
from many is research.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.
Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
You have the itch for writing born in you. It's quite incurable. What are you going to do with it?
must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
An author ought to write
for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the school-masters of ever afterward.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.
Two hours of writing fiction
leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.
I'm very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.
If they give you lined paper, write the other way.
Poetry doesn't belong to those who write it, but to those who need it.
It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off
in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think.
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.
When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen