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10 Great Quotes to Inspire Great Writing

October 23rd, 2012

When you were growing up, did you ever hear that if you read more you’ll become a better writer? I think it’s totally true. Since I have been blogging over these last few years, I have been reading more and more. Reading really does inspire more writing – it’s a great cycle! The more you write, the more you will read with a critical eye. The next time you’re thinking about watching t.v., pick up a book or magazine instead or check out these great quotes to inspire great writing!


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10 Great Quotes to Inspire Great Writing

  • “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”  – Maya Angelou
  • “I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I write and I understand.”  – Chinese Proverb
  • “You can make anything by writing.”  – C.S. Lewis
  • “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”  – Toni Morrison
  • “Never judge a book by its movie.”  – Unknown
  • “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”  – Stephen King
  • “There is no perfect time to write. There’s only now.” – Barbara Kingsolver
  • “I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.” – Francoise Sagan
  • “Write a lot, but read even more.” – Amanda Hocking
  • “If you would be a writer, first be a reader. Only through the assimilation of ideas can one begin to focus on his own ideas.” – Allan Eckert

What inspires your writing?


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