40+ Inspiring Quotes About Writing for Writers & Bloggers

40+ Inspiring Quotes About Writing for Writers & Bloggers

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot

  1. Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin

  2. I'm not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey

  3. Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. William Wadsworth

  4. It is the writer who might catch the imagination of young people, and plant a seed that will flower and come to fruition. Isaac Asimov

  5. The writer is an explorer. Every step is an advance into a new land. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  6. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. Pablo Picasso

  7. Most writers draw a blank when they first start with writing prompts. Keep pushing through, because something thrilling will start to happen. Mel Wicks

  8. If the book is true, it will find an audience that is meant to read it. Wally Lamb

  9. Geniuses can be scintillating and geniuses can be somber, but it's that inescapable sorrowful depth that shines through originality. Jack Kerouac

  10. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele

  11. I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties. Agatha Christie

  12. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas Edison

  13. What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. Oscar Wilde

  14. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard. Tim Notke

  15. The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it. Henry Ford

  16. If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time. J.K. Rowling

  17. I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

  18. We cannot choose where to start and stop. Our stories are the tellers of us. Chris Cleave

  19. If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary. Jim Rohn

  20. No person who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. CS Lewis

  21. If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word. Margaret Atwood

  22. You can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page. Jodi Picoult

  23. Good writing is rewriting. Truman Capote

  24. Opportunities don't happen. You create them. Chris Grosser

  25. It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. Rebecca West

  26. No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. Robert Frost

  27. A word after a word after a word is power. Margaret Atwood

  28. People on the outside think there's something magical about writing, that you go up in the attic at midnight and cast the bones and come down in the morning with a story, but it isn't like that. You sit in back of the typewriter and you work, and that's all there is to it. Harlan Ellison

  29. As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand. Ernest Hemingway

  30. Serious writers write, inspired or not. Over time they discover that routine is a better friend than inspiration. Ralph Keyes

  31. Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts. Larry L. King

  32. I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within. Gustave Flaubert

  33. I am like a little pencil in God's hand. He does the writing. The pencil has nothing to do with it. Mother Teresa

  34. My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying. Anton Chekhov

  35. Anyone who is going to be a writer knows enough at 15 to write several novels. May Sarton

  36. I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent, he would be wise to develop a thick hyde. Harper Lee

  37. Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi

  38. Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate. Jon Bon Jovi

  39. There are no laws for the novel. There never have been, nor can there ever be. Doris Lessing

  40. Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot