Writing Quotes

You know that I write slowly. This is chiefly because I am never satisfied until I have said as much as possible in a few words, and writing briefly takes far more time than writing at length.

Carl Friedrich Gauss

I feel like I'm too busy writing history to read it.

Kanye West

Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors - it's how you combine them that sets you apart.

Wolfgang Puck

The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.

Douglas Engelbart

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.

V. S. Naipaul

If a writer falls in love with you, you can never die

Mik Everett

Writing is like any other sort of sport. In order for you to get better at it, you have to exercise the muscle.

Isaac Asimov

I read the way a person might swim, to save his or her life. I wrote that way too

Mary Oliver

I like myself better when I'm writing regularly.

Jodi Picoult

No black woman writer in this culture can write "too much". Indeed, no woman writer can write "too much"...No woman has ever written enough

bell hooks

After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world

Philip Pullman