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Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

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One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

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What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write.
Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

Always write angry letters to your enemies.
Never mail them.
- James Fallows

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography
until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

The man who has done his level best...
is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

When I write software, I know that it will fail,
either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
- Wietse Venema

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
- John Fowles

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
- Edgar Allan Poe

It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my
Goya classical guitar that day.
I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that
was the only thing I could ever really do -
write songs and sing them to people.
- Stevie Nicks

I know that many writers have had to write under censorship
and yet produced good novels;
for instance,
Cervantes wrote Don Quixote under Catholic censorship.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Writing a song is much like being an author.
Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!),
but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors.
- Ken Hill

I found a certain kind of music congenial to me;
it never occurred to me to write music that was academically acceptable.
- Carlisle Floyd

We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights.
It is time now to write the next chapter -
and to write it in the books of law.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I didn't write a book.
It wasn't for self-enrichment.
- Linda Tripp

I think one of the great moments of my life was when
I could write musician on my passport.
- Jon Anderson

People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry,
and that's a mistake.
One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated.
- Lucille Clifton

When I read it, I don't wince, which is all I ever ask for a book I write.
- Norman Mailer

I only write about what I do, what happens to me.
- Brownie McGhee

I write books to find out about things.
- Rebecca West

The way I write is that I'll actually have a conversation out loud with myself.
In a weird way, I just kind of get schizophrenic and play two characters.
- Zach Braff

I never discuss a novel while I'm writing it,
for fear that talking about it will diminish my desire to write it.
- Dean Koontz

Well I think after leaving prison, and having written
three diaries about life in prison,
it became a sort of a new challenge to write another novel,
to write a new novel.
- Jeffrey Archer

I write music to please myself.
Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
- Carter Burwell

I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot.
If you want to write a book, find a subject that's
really worth the time and effort you'll put in.
- Tracy Kidder

If I'm not at my study by 10:00, 10:30,
forget it, I can't write a word.
- Peter O'Toole

Be careful that you do not write or paint anything that is not your own,
that you don't know in your own soul.
- Emily Carr

I don't think you can write - at least not well -
if you don't love stories,
love the written word.
- Nora Roberts

I generally write a first draft that's pretty lean.
Just get the story down.
- Nora Roberts

When you write a two thousand page history of the Second World War,
the deportations and the concentration camps will take up five pages,
and the gas chambers perhaps 20 lines.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

How does one happen to write a poem:
where does it come from? That is the question asked
by the psychologists or the geneticists of poetry.
- Allen Tate

I write in the studio.
- Macy Gray

I write in order to attain that feeling of tension
relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
- H. L. Mencken

We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts,
and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I wish there was some way to get the law changed.
They can write anything about you after you're deceased
and there's nothing you can do about it.
- Robert Wagner

Then they started pulling me in and I was very resistant.
All the other actors would be saying write more,
more dialogue for me, and I'd always be saying 'No,
less, less'.
- Peter Berg

The show is different every night, because I never write a setlist.
- Jewel Kilcher

For me, songwriting is something I have to do ritually.
I don't just wait for inspiration; I try to write a little bit every day.
- Sean Lennon

I'm a writer, and what I do is write.
I wasn't able to do anything else.
- Hugh Leonard

I can't read, I don't know how to write,
my whole life has been one big fight.
- Albert King

A literary critic is someone who can't write,
but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could!
- Brian Lumley

I was born in Philadelphia and currently live in Minneapolis.
I write for both children and adults.
- Kate DiCamillo

You don't sit down and write a wish list about the
person you are going to fall violently in love with.
It just doesn't work like that.
- Stephen Fry

I don't see myself as the boss.
I sing and write the songs, and it would feel strange
if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang.
- Gavin Rossdale

At least for the people who send me mail about a new
language that they're designing,
the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler.
- Dennis Ritchie

Who's ever going to write a film in which I get the girl? Me!
- John Cleese

But then when he left, I realized that it was harder
to write songs and feel spiritually connected to art and music as a band.
When he came back I felt it again, instantaneously.
- Anthony Kiedis

I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry,
the recipes and the stories.
- Thomas Keller

I write and direct the Duke University Children's Hospital Benefit every year.
- David Friedman

I let people say and write what they want.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

You know, as a writer, I'm more of a listener than a writer,
cuz if I hear something I will write it down.
- Jimmy Buffett

I think my books talk about kids learning to like and
respect themselves and each other.
You can't write a message book; you just tell the best
story you know how to tell.
- Paula Danziger

Anyone can write.
But comedy, you've got to do some writing.
You get one comedy script to every 20 dramas.
- Michael Caine

I could write songs as bad as Wham's if I really felt the urge to,
but what's the point?
- Robert Smith

I write probably 80 percent of my stuff over the winter.
- Bob Seger

There comes a time when every scientist,
even God, has to write off an experiment.
- P. D. James


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