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  • #1
    Yann Martel
    “When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.”
    Yann Martel, Life of Pi

  • #3
    Marilyn Monroe
    “When you're young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you're laughing again.”
    Marilyn Monroe, My Story

  • #5
    Toni Morrison
    “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
    Toni Morrison

  • #6
    Ernest Hemingway
    “As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #7
    Mark Twain
    “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”
    Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

  • #8
    Saul Bellow
    “You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”
    Saul Bellow

  • #9
    Winston S. Churchill
    “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #10
    Robert Frost
    “No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”
    Robert Frost

  • #11
    Paulo Coelho
    “Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.”
    Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

  • #12
    Jack Kerouac
    “One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”
    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

  • #13
    Virginia Woolf
    “Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.”
    Virginia Woolf, Orlando

  • #14
    Leonardo da Vinci
    “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”
    Leonardo da Vinci

  • #15
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr., If This Isn't Nice, What Is?: Advice for the Young

  • #16
    Paulo Coelho
    “If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him.”
    Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

  • #18
    Maya Angelou
    “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
    Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

  • #18
    Stephen King
    “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #19
    Charles Bukowski
    “I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #19
    Ernest Hemingway
    “The first draft of anything is shit.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #20
    Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the
    “Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds are not late. A dog does not check its watch. Deer do not fret over passing birthdays. an alone measures time. Man alone chimes the hour. And, because of this, man alone suffers a paralyzing fear that no other creature endures. A fear of time running out.”
    Mitch Albom, The Time Keeper

  • #21
    Ernest Hemingway
    “You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #27
    E.L. Doctorow
    “Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.”
    E.L. Doctorow

  • #28
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #29
    Robert Goolrick
    “If you don't receive love from the ones who are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #30
    “Light and Dark: each was unaware that the other existed.”
    Ashim Shanker, Don't Forget to Breathe

  • #31
    Franz Kafka
    “Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
    Franz Kafka

  • #32
    George Orwell
    “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”
    George Orwell

  • #33
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    “Easy reading is damn hard writing.”
    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • #34
    Jack London
    “You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
    Jack London

  • #35
    Dorothy Parker
    “I hate writing, I love having written.”
    Dorothy Parker

  • #36
    Paulo Coelho
    “Tears are words that need to be written.”
    Paulo Coelho



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