Writing Quotes Quotes

Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.

Jules Renard

To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.

Proverb

Writing is the hardest way of earning a living, with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.

Olin Miller

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.

Proverb

Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

George Orwell

In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

George Orwell

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

J. P. Donleavy

Writing energy is like anything else. The more you put in, the more you get out.

Richard Reeves

Writing is a fairly lonely business unless you invite people in to watch you do it, which is often distracting and then have to ask them to leave.

Marc Lawrence

Writing is a crummy profession, but a good hobby.

Paavo Haavikko

I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because when two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worries and only half the royalties.

Agatha Christie

Easy reading is damned hard writing.

Anonymous

Writing is only boring to the people who are boring themselves.

Anonymous

Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.

Piers Anthony

It varies from song to song, although Buck Owens and I recently collaborated on writing a duet together and am looking forward with a great deal of anticipation to recording that track for the new studio album.

Dwight Yoakam

I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography

Stephen Wright

People once said they were "in" psychoanalysis, meaning they were committed to a long immersion. In a sense, they were writing their autobiographies.

R. Z. Sheppard

One of the most attractive things about writing your autobiography is that you're not dead.

Joseph Barbera

I spent most of this afternoon writing a new introduction for my autobiography.

June Foray

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?

Philip Larkin

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?

Philip Larkin

If you are a married man resident in Cuba, you cannot get a passport to go to the next town without your wife's permission in writing.

Edward Burnett Tylor

I write journals and would recommend journal writing to anyone who wishes to pursue a writing career. You learn a lot. You also remember a lot... and memory is important.

Judy Collins
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