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Quotes about Write

Let these Write quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

Related topics: Positive Sad Feeling-Down Live-By

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

 

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write.
Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
- Edgar Allan Poe

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
- John Fowles

The man who has done his level best...
is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

Always write angry letters to your enemies.
Never mail them.
- James Fallows

When I write software, I know that it will fail,
either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
- Wietse Venema

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

We wanted to write the first prequels as a story that anyone could pick up.
- Kevin J. Anderson

Everything that you read is an influence on everything you write,
and you want to draw as many elements into your work as you can.
- Walter Jon Williams

All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show?
- Daniel Pinkwater

I write a story as if it were a letter to someone and essentially,
that's what you do.
- Theodore Sturgeon

It's hard to find a play that's right for me to do.
Rather than waiting around for the right script to come along,
I decided to write one myself.
- Dan Castellaneta

I think it's the people who have no doubt that every
word they put down is gold that probably don't write very well.
- Dean Koontz

The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in
order to write without sentimentality.
- John Barton

First-person narrators is the way I know how to write
a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
- Anne Rice

It is difficult to write about any form of mental disease,
especially your own, without sounding as if you were
examining a bug under glass.
- Gene Tierney

I'm not in it for the money.
I like music.
I love to write music.
I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing.
It would just drive me crazy if I didn't.
- Paul Simon

I wanted to write it long before I wrote Every Night,
Josephine!
I'd been thinking about it a long time.
- Jacqueline Susann

I have been commissioned to write an autobiography
and I would be grateful to any of your readers who
could tell me what I was doing between 1960 and 1974.
- Jeffrey Bernard

When my writing really started to take off was when
I made a decision that I would write only what I wanted to write,
and if 10 people wanted to hear it, that's fine.
- David Friedman

I would normally never set out to write a trilogy.
- David Brin

I am a writer who happens to love women.
I am not a lesbian who happens to write.
- Jeanette Winterson

I can't write, I can't paint, I don't compose.
- Richard Attenborough

How does one happen to write a poem:
where does it come from? That is the question asked
by the psychologists or the geneticists of poetry.
- Allen Tate

I did what most writers do when something happens that's overwhelming,
fascinating, moving, all of that.
I didn't know what else to do about it except write about it.
- Patti Davis

I love to write, to sing, to make music.
Not to act: I am horrible.
- Kim Carnes

I can write better than anybody who can write faster,
and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
- A. J. Liebling

I am always trying to write.
- Joanna Newsom

I can't write if someone else is in the house,
not even the cleaning woman.
- Patricia Highsmith

I simply write with an intelligent reader in mind.
I don't think about how old they are.
- Robert Cormier

I would love to write the story of my upbringing in Ireland.
- Fiona Shaw

It would be easier to write a novel without reader input,
but I feel the fiction is richer for it.
- Piers Anthony

In real life, people are constantly saying one thing and doing another,
but if you write your characters that way,
the story becomes too hard to follow.
- Jessica Cutler

I only write music for myself, I don't try and appeal to anyone else.
- Bryan Adams

The creative act is like writing a letter.
A letter is a project; you don't sit down to write
a letter unless you know what you want to say and to whom you want to say it.
- Lukas Foss

I do not just write, I write what I am.
If there is a secret, perhaps that is it.
- Jose Saramago

After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers,
he had decided to write for Posterity.
- George Ade

I play the piano a lot at home.
I write songs on the piano and guitar.
I would like to actually play piano on stage.
I don't think I'll get the chance for a while.
- Mick Taylor

I write, but I also act.
- Eric Bogosian

It is difficult not to write satire.
- Juvenal

I just play, and I'm always trying to write songs.
- Steve Forbert

I'm here because of what I write.
Obviously, I must know something.
- Fiona Apple

Write because you love the art and the discipline,
not because you're looking to sell something.
- Ann Patchett

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

While I write this letter, I have a pistol in one hand
and a sword in the other.
- Boyle Roche

And there are people who want to be writers because they love to write.
And they care.
- Russell Banks

I used to write sonnets and various things,
and moved from there into writing prose,
which, incidentally, is a lot more interesting than poetry,
including the rhythms of prose.
- Shelby Foote

My mother carried on and supported us;
her ambition had been to write poetry and songs.
- Philip Levine

If you had a million Shakespeares, could they write like a monkey?
- Steven Wright

I'm not too fond of the hard work and the constant
battle with self-doubt that goes on when I write,
but I figure that's part of the territory.
- Robert Sheckley

I write songs about real things...
The subject dictates the mood and it goes from there,
really.
- John Mayall

My work looks like a comic book in form,
but it's not a typical comic book in content.
I write autobiographical stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

When we first started playing we did a lot of rehearsing.
We used to write out everything.
In fact, that's the way everybody rehearses:
we play the tunes and improvise.
- Charlie Haden

I write short, my words tight to the thread of the narrative.
- Carmen Laforet

I can't tell you any more than any other writer can tell you why they write,
and I don't know what my influences are.
- Jean M. Auel

I always write with music.
It takes me a while to figure out the right piece of
music for what I'm working on.
Once I figure it out, that's the only thing I'll play.
- Kate DiCamillo


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