Quotes and sayings about tag  #writers

Quotes and sayings about tag  writers


Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?

Cornelia Funke

A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.

Franz Kafka

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by opinion.

Red Haircrow

Some writers enjoy writing, I am told. Not me. I enjoy having written.

George R.R. Martin

The public wants work which flatters its illusions.

Gustave Flaubert

You don’t make art out of good intentions.

Gustave Flaubert

No one says a novel has to be one thing. It can be anything it wants to be, a vaudeville show, the six o’clock news, the mumblings of wild men saddled by demons.

Ishmael Reed

Blessed are the weird people: poets, misfits, writersmystics, painters, troubadoursfor they teach us to see the world through different eyes.

Jacob Nordby

The writer must be universal in sympathy and an outcast by nature: only then can he see clearly.

Julian Barnes

In order to write the book you want to write, in the end you have to become the person you need to become to write that book.

Junot Díaz

If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.

Lemony Snicket

Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.

Lisa See

Books can truly change our lives: the lives of those who read them, the lives of those who write them. Readers and writers alike discover things they never knew about the world and about themselves.

Lloyd Alexander

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

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Muriel Rukeyser

A novelist can’t be without a kimono and pen!(Shigure)

Natsuki Takaya

You know how writers are... they create themselves as they create their work. Or perhaps they create their work in order to create themselves.

Orson Scott Card

The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies.

Ray Bradbury

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.

Ray Bradbury

Writers will happen in the best of families.

Rita Mae Brown

...writers are a savage breed, Mr. Strike. If you want life-long friendship and selfless camaraderie, join the army and learn to kill. If you want a lifetime of temporary alliances with peers who will glory in your every failure, write novels.

Robert Galbraith

Quiet people have the loudest minds.

Stephen King

When male authors write love stories, the heroine tends to end up dead.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world.

Susan Sontag

A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.

Thomas Mann

A great writer reveals the truth even when he or she does not wish to.

Tom Bissell

Damn you, spoilt creature; I shan’t make you love me any the more by giving myself away like this.

Vita Sackville-West

Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like.

Walter Benjamin

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