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Vigorous writing is concise. - William Strunk, Jr.

God is love, but get it in writing. - Gypsy Rose Lee

I am a drinker with writing problems. - Brendan Behan

Writing is a struggle against silence. - Carlos Fuentes

Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety. - Jack Nicklaus

I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography. - Steven Wright

Me writing about tennis is like a baker baking bread. - Ion Tiriac

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. - Elvis Costello

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

There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. - Booker T Washington

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

In Ireland, a writer is looked upon as a failed conversationalist. - Unknown

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

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. - George Santayana

When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen. - Unknown

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

Maybe I'm a serial regional writer. First here, then there, across the map. - Richard Ford

I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering. - Robert Frost

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. - W Somerset Maugham

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. - Louis L'Amour

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. - Jules Renard

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

I had a very happy childhood, which is unsuitable if you're going to be an Irish writer. - Maeve Binchy

The writing of more than 75 poems in any fiscal year should be punishable by a fine of $500. - Ed Sanders

Writing is very much a playground - an artistic playground. It's the most fun thing I do. - Shania Twain

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

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. - Robert Frost

The problem in this world is to avoid concentration of power - we must have a dispersion of power. - Milton Friedman

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. - Christopher Hampton

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

I can't understand why you don't get any mail from me. Perhaps it's because I haven't been writing. - Groucho Marx

I met a man at a party. He said, "I'm writing a novel." I said, "Oh, really? Neither am I." - Peter Cook

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

As a travel writer I've specialized in gritty, fearful destinations, the kind of places that make a reader's hair stick on end. - Tahir Shah

If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable. - Donald Trump


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