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Writing Quotes

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.

--Andre Gide





The pen is mightier than the sword.





We dont read and write poetry because its cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, buisness, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. 

--The Dead Poets Society.





You can't be a proper writer without a touch of madness, can you?






When you use words, you're able to keep your mind alive

Writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence.

--Gao Xingjian





You don't write becuase you want to say something,

you write because you have something to say.

--Francis Scott Fitzgerald





I love writing.

I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions. 

---James A. Michener





If you do not breathe through writing, if you so not cry out in writing,

or sing in writing, then don't write becuase our culture has not use for it.

--Anais Nin





Words are, of couse, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
 ~ Rudyard Kipling



The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think –Edwin Schlossberg





Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them. – John Ruskin




The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself –Albert Camus


Poetry: the best words in the best order.  –Samuel Taylor Coleridge




The difference between fiction and reality?  Fiction has to make sense –Tom Clancy


"The faster I write the better my output. If I'm going slow I'm in trouble. It means I'm pushing the words instead of being pulled by them." ~ Raymond Chandler


"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say." ~ Ana´s Nin


"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt." ~ Sylvia Plath


"There are many reasons why novelists write – but they all have one thing in common: a need to create an alternative world." ~ John Fowles




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