26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

1. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan

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3. “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

4. “All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

5. “So it goes.” – Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

6. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

7. “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start.” – Charles Bukowski, Factotum

8. Jane-Ere

9. “You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” – Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

10. “if you don’t try at anything, you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the life you want.” – Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road

11. “We are more than the parts that form us.” – Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

12. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

13. “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

14. Perks-of-Being-a-Wallflower

15. “Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.” – George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

16. “We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.” – John Green, Looking For Alaska

17. “Are you afraid of the good you might do?.” – Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

18. “Life before Death. Strength before Weakness. Journey before Destination.” – Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

19. “Nolite te bastardes carborundorum. Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” – Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

20. Lord-of-the-Rings

21. “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” – Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

22. “I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.” – Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Burns

23. “Everything will turn out right, the world is built on that” – Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita

24. “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” – Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections

25. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus. Return to Tipasa

26. East-of-Eden,-John-Steinback

Top 5 Quotes on Writing | Writer’s Edit

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Influential words from experienced individuals or prominent figures are important in our lives and our work. A simple quote may reaffirm something we already know, or enlighten us regarding something we don’t. Take heed from the professionals of your craft; learn from the people who have lived a life just as you. There is a world of experience recorded in simple phrases, waiting to be read and appreciated.

Below is a list of some of the best quotes on writing. These are from the men and women who have struggled just as we do now with starting, stopping, finishing etc. These are also the artists who live with the knowledge that writing enriches life and cleanses the soul, and through reading their ideas, hopefully we can reaffirm this within ourselves.

#5. Stephen King

If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”

#4. Ernest Hemingway

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

#3. Anton Chekov

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

#2. Joss Whedon

I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.”

#1. Enid Bagnold

Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it’s a cactus.”

For the rhyme and reason, as to why these quotes are great, visit the full article here: http://writersedit.com/top-5-quotes-writing/