Inspiring Quotes for Writers

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”-Toni Morrison

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” -Maya Angelou

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

“To live is the rarest thing of all. Most people exist, that is all.” -Oscar Wilde

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.” -G.K. Chesterton

“Nothing compares in the world to writing and being read.” -Daniel Waters

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” -George Eliot

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” -Edgar Allan Poe

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die/Life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” -Langston Hughes

“Good friends, good books, and a sleep conscience: this is the ideal life.” -Mark Twain

“Read. Read. Read. Just don’t read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop a different style.”-R.L. Stine

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” – Madeleine L’Engle

“In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.” – Mortimer J. Adler


4 thoughts on “Inspiring Quotes for Writers

  1. JodetteP February 11, 2013 / 6:01 am

    What meaningful quotes! I especially love the first and the fourth one 🙂 Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    • mwashi12 February 13, 2013 / 1:02 am

      I’m glad you like the quotes. I think they can provide a lot of inspiration for people. It’s nice to have a little bit of encouragement for your writing.

      No problem. I love finding other fellow writers . 🙂

  2. Bree Salyer October 8, 2013 / 12:37 am

    The first quote, by Toni Morrison, has been my mantra since the very first time I heard it years ago. Great quote and the rest are good as well. Nice site you have here, I’m glad you found me so that I could find YOU! ;D

    • Lisa October 9, 2013 / 5:51 am

      Thank you.

      That one’s my favorite, and it’s been my mantra as well. It always pops into my head, when I’m in need of inspiration or motivation. I’m glad I found you as well. 🙂

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