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Monday, November 21, 2011

Quotes - A Few of My Favorites

Today is a busy day for me. I am busy working an essay for a writing contest which is fast become a novel.

But, that's a write for another day.

Today's blog post is a smattering of quotes especially for writers.

Happy Writing!

"In every man's writings, the character of the writer must lie recorded."-Thomas Carlyle

"I think of a writer as a river: you reflect what passes before you."-Natalia Ginzburg

"What a heavy oar the pen is, and what a strong current ideas are to row in!"--D. H. Lawrence

"Fiction is a lie, and good fiction is the truth inside the lie."--Stephen King

"Essays are not arranged by plot, but by anxieties. They don't wonder, 'What next?' Instead, like a worried parent they ask, 'Now what?' with a groan."--Steven Harvey

"Poetry must be new as foam, and as old as the rock."--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that."--Mark Twain

"Oh! It's a real horse's ass business."--John Steinbeck

"Nobody ever committed suicide while reading a good book but many have tried while trying to write one."--Robert Byrne

See you in print,

Linda Della Donna
"Be kind to widows. We got friends in high places."


Rimly said...

Those were some real nice quotes Linda. All the best with your writing.

Jan said...

I love these, although I don't consider myself a writer I find them humorous and thoughtful all at once.