Quotes About Writing

“Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.”

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-Neil Gaiman

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

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-Maya Angelou

“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”

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-Mark Twain

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

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-Mark Twain

“A word after a word after a word is power.”

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-Margaret Atwood

“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

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-Beatrix Potter

“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

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-Beatrix Potter

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

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-Anton Chekhov

“You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”

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-Annie Proulx

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

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-Anton Chekhov

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”

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-Anne Frank

“You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”

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-Annie Proulx

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”

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-Anne Frank

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”

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-Anaïs Nin

“The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.”

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-Anaïs Nin

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”

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-Anaïs Nin

“The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.”

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-Anaïs Nin

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.”

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-Aldous Huxley

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.”

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-Aldous Huxley

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

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-Charles Baudelaire
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