Most so-called writers keep writing and writing with the hope to, some day, find something to say.
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.
- Henry David Thoreau
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
- Nelson Mandela
If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
- Ernest Hemingway
If the truth is there, bad writing won’t hurt it!
- Alfred Adler
She looked at her hand: Just some hand, holding a cheap pen. Some girls’ hand. She had nothing to do with that hand. Let that hand do whatever it wanted to.
- Cynthia Voigt
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
- Jean Cocteau
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up the pen to write.
- William Makepeace Thackeray
A great writer reveals the truth even when he or she does not wish to.
- Tom Bissell
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