Quote of the Day Archives
“What no wife of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he’s staring out of the window.”
Rascoe, Burton (0)
“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way."
Jimenez, Juan Ramon (0)
“The letter I have written today is longer than usual because I lacked the time to make it shorter.”
Pascal, Blaise (0)
A hero knows it takes hard work and a long time to get published; a fool thinks it should happen immediately, because he thinks he’s a hero already.
Bell, James Scott (0)
Without craft, art remains private. Without art, craft is merely hackwork.
Oates, Joyce Carol (0)
If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves.
Marquis, Don (0)
If writers stopped writing about what happened to them, then there would be a lot of empty pages.
Liner, Elaine (0)
Writing is a struggle against silence.
Fuentes, Carlos (0)
The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.
Canetti, Elias (0)
Writing comes more easily if you have something to say.
Asch, Sholem (0)