3-Day Quote Challenge #2

Here I am again with another bunch of quotes. I am participating in the Three day Three quote challenge albeit a revised version 😀 You can find Day 1 quotes (and rules) here. Please feel free to join the challenge – all are welcome 🙂

Today, I bring to you assorted quotes for the beleaguered writer 😀

Sometimes what seems like surrender isn’t surrender at all. It’s
about what’s going on in your own heart. About seeing clearly the way life is and accepting it and being true to it, whatever the pain, because the pain of not being true to it is far, far greater. Nicholas Evans

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. Seneca

My whole career can be summed up with ‘Ignorance is bliss.’ When you do not know better, you do not really worry about failing. Jeff Foxworthy

Formatting is no substitute for writing. Leslie Lamport

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things. Pablo Picasso

I love my rejection slips. They show me I try.  Sylvia Plath

Dew knot trussed yore spell chequer two fined awl yore mistakes. Brendan Hills

This book fills a much-needed gap. Moses Hadas

I always wanted a happy ending… Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. Gilda Radner

Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George

Writing starts with living. LL Barkat

I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else. Pablo Picasso

The only kind of writing is rewriting. Ernest Hemingway

I’m not a writer. Ernest Hemingway was a writer. I just have a vivid imagination and type 90 WPM. Tiffany Madison

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. Stephen King

Never put off writing until you are better at it. Gary Henderson

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense. Tom Clancy (paraphrasing Mark Twain)

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. Jack London

I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters – Frank Lloyd Wright

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. W.S. Maugham

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. GK Chesterton.

Hope you liked my collection – If you have any favorites, please don’t forget to share. Thanks for visiting and have a super weekend.

 

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Dahlia

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