Writers are those people who secretly have the world revolving around them. Leap through this article for famous quotations and sayings on writing.

Writers Quotes

While the world may not be willing to accept it, the truth is that writing is an extremely creative process. While artists paint with a brush and employ colors, a writer paints with words and employs a creativity of his own. If you have it in you, there is no holding you back from writing for a lifetime. This is what will help make you a writer, in the truest sense of the term. Go right ahead and read on for famous quotations and sayings on writers.

Nothing stinks like a pile of unpublished writing.

- Sylvia Plath

I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Picasso had his pink period and his blue period. I am in my blonde period right now.

- Hugh Hefner

Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it.

- Jean Paul

First and foremost, I consider myself a songwriter.

- Kenny Chesney

And if you don't live, you have nothing to write about.

- Maynard James Keenan

People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.

- Tom Robbins

If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.

- Jean Paul Sartre

A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.

- Thomas Paine

All great novels, all true novels, are bisexual.

- Milan Kundera

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.

- Dame Agatha Christie

I really have reached a point where I can write a book about all of this.

- O. J. Simpson

All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.

- Thomas Carlyle

“Honestly, I think Robert and I should write a movie together. He has a very fertile mind. And he's good in bed.

- Val Kilmer

A witty saying proves nothing.

- Voltaire

As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.

- The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius , George Orwell

Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.

- George Orwell

A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.

- E. E. Cummings

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.

- Joseph Addison

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.

- Larry King

A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.

- Salman Rushdie

Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; they fight for the same territory.

- Salman Rushdie

What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy.

- Salman Rushdie

It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.

- Aldous Huxley

Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books.

- G. H. Hardy

The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That's what poetry does.

- Allen Ginsberg

I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.

- Horace

No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.

- Horace

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

- Andy Warhol

I'd like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I'll do that before I'm thirty.

- Eddie Murphy

Good fiction is made of that which is real, and reality is difficult to come by.

- Ralph Ellison

The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.

- Ralph Ellison

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.

- Ray Bradbury

My stories run up and bite me on the leg - I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.

- Ray Bradbury

Most of the stuff I've read about me has been true.

- Willie Nelson

Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.

- Abbie Hoffman

I write most of my own lyrics for my album and I am helping to produce some of the songs as well.

- Lindsay Lohan

I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.

- Toni Morrison

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.

- Toni Morrison

The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.

- Toni Morrison

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