Quotes That Will Inspire YOU To Write

“When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing.”
—George Orwell
“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”
—Virginia Woolf
“It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.”
—Robert Benchley
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. ~Ernest Hemingway
The desire to write grows with writing. ~Desiderius Erasmus
Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. ~ Anton Chekhov
Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. ~ Barbara Kingsolver
Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way. ~ Ray Bradbury
Show the readers everything, tell them nothing. ~ Ernest Hemingway
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14 thoughts on “Quotes That Will Inspire YOU To Write

  1. Excellent quotes. I would just add one more:

    “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” Toni Morrison

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