Monday, January 3, 2011

10 Quotes About Writing From Writers

"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

"All writing comes by the grace of God." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” ~ Tim Cahill

 "I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter." ~ James Michener

"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass." ~ Anton Chekhov

"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug." ~ Mark Twain

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. " ~ Scott Adams

"Becoming a writer means being creative enough to find the time and the place in your life for writing." ~ Heather Sellers

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

"This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back again." ~ Oscar Wilde