Top 30 inspirational quotes about Writing

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  • If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. ― Toni Morrison
  • If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing. Benjamin Franklin
  • There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway
  • If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. ― Isaac Asimov
  • You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.― Madeleine L'Engle
  • 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. Mark Twain
  • If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time to write. Simple as that. ― Stephen King
  • Learn as much by writing as by reading. Lord Acton
  • How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. ― Henry David Thoreau
  • You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write. ― Saul Bellow
  • All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know. Ernest Hemingway
  • 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. ― Joss Whedon
  • Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ― William Wordsworth
  • I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.Anne Frank
  • Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you've been to college. ― Kurt Vonnegut

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  • You can make anything by writing.C.S. Lewis
  • A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. ― Thomas Mann
  • We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. Anaïs Nin
  • If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. ― Stephen King
  • Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. ― E.L. Doctorow
  • No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. Robert Frost
  • There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. ― W. Somerset Maugham
  • Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. ― Louis L'Amour
  • If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.Anaïs Nin
  • Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon. ― E.L. Doctorow
  • The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.Albert Camus
  • Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got. ― Philip José Farmer
  • Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either. ― Meg Cabot