Writers’ Wisdom

On this page, you can find some of the most profound and encouraging words of wisdom from other writers. Okay, so there are quotes from people who are not writers, too. They all speak to me in some way. This is a collection of quotes that encourages me to keep writing, and I hope they will encourage you too.Or encourage you to continue to pursue your dream, whatever that might be.

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“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

“Find a way.” Diana Nyad, 64-year old woman who swam from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage

“You must stay drunk on writing, so reality cannot destroy you.” Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

“Be careful how you use words because they carry power.” Dr. Maya Angelou

“I am no greater than the thoughts I think. The difference between the janitor and CEO is their thoughts.” Bishop T.D. Jakes

“Follow your dreams. They know the way.” India Arie

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton Chekhov

“Sometimes you have to go the wrong way to find the right way.” Michael Connelly, The Drop

“A bend in the road is NOT the end of the road…unless you fail to make the turn.” Author Unkown

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song.” Dr. Maya Angelou

“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” Stephen King

“If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write because our culture has no use for it.” Anais Nin

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

“I write for the same reason I breathe…because if I didn’t, I would die.” Isaac Asimov

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

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