Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
More Writing Quotes
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

More Writing Quotes

3,619

Published on

Quotes and pictures about writing

Quotes and pictures about writing

Published in: Education
0 Comments
5 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
3,619
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
85
Comments
0
Likes
5
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. “ Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing anything else.” ~Gloria Steinem
  • 2. “ Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.” ~Orson Scott Card
  • 3. “ I write to correct life’s unfairness.” ~Verandah Porche
  • 4. “ A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.” ~Karl Kraus
  • 5. “ Memory believes before knowing remembers.” ~William Faulkner
  • 6. “ Easy reading is damn hard writing.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • 7. “ Inch by inch, the words surprised me.” ~W. Kennedy
  • 8. “ To me the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music the words make.” ~Truman Capote, 1967
  • 9. “ When I write, ideas w ander around in my mind looking for something to do.” ~S.E. Hinton
  • 10. “ Every writer I know has trouble writing.” ~Joseph Heller
  • 11. “ Time to a writer is like play dough in the hands of a toddler.” ~Barry Lane
  • 12. “ A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the other one.” ~Baltasar Gracian
  • 13. “ If there is a book you really want to read but you can’t find it, sit down and write it.” ~Toni Morrison
  • 14. On writing…. “I try to leave out the parts that people skip.” ~Elmore Leonard
  • 15. “ I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” ~James Michener
  • 16. “ Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ~Anton Chekhov
  • 17. “ Putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought making us think more deeply even if our writing is thrown away.” ~Norbet Platt
  • 18. “ The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” ~Mark Twain
  • 19. “ When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.” ~Enrique Jardiel Poncela
  • 20. “ You write to communicate what’s burning inside you. You edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” ~Author Unknown

×