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Vigorous writing is concise. - William Strunk, Jr.

Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

A writer's life is the ideal life. - P G Wodehouse

A throne is only a bench covered in velvet. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Journal writing is a voyage to the interior. - Christina Baldwin

Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety. - Jack Nicklaus

Writing laws is easy, but governing is difficult. - Leo Tolstoy

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader. - Robert Frost

Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty. - Unknown

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. - Steven Wright

Meditation and concentration are the way to a life of serenity. - Unknown

Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors. - Edward Dahlberg

Writing is only the frosting on my cake. I'm whole without it. - Tabitha King

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. - Albert Einstein

Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. - Sir Francis Bacon

Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life. - Lawrence Kasdan

Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up. - Ernest Hemingway

You've got to concentrate on one idea. You can't ride a horse with two asses. - Joe Segal

Concentrate on what you're doing - then you won't have time to tense up and worry. - Unknown

Writing is like sewing together what I call these 'buttons,' these bits and pieces. - Sandra Cisneros

Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials. - Mordecai Richler

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else. - Ivern Ball

People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician. - Eleanor Clift

Early on, if I was alone two or three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide. - Jack Nicholson

Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea. - John Updike

Mark my words, when a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour, the writing is on the wall. - Alan Bennett

Success in life is not a matter so much of talent or opportunity but of concentration and perseverance. - C.W. Wendte

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. - Robert Frost

Wanting to meet a writer because you like their books is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate. - Margaret Atwood

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The Sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. - Alexander Graham Bell

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. - William Arthur Ward

Despite all our toil and progress, the art of medicine still falls somewhere between trout casting and spook writing. - Ben Hecht

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. - Ray Bradbury

If I'm losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga. - T. Guillemets

Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second. - Robert Frost

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing. - Benjamin Franklin

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. - Oprah Winfrey

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward. - Robert Frost


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