Writing Quote #121: Alice Munro

“In twenty years I’ve never had a day when I didn’t have to think about someone else’s needs. And this means the writing has to to be fitted around it.” Alice Munro

Writing Quote #120: Erma Bombeck

“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.” Erma Bombeck

Writing Quote #119: Anne Frank

“Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” Anne Frank

Writing Quote #118: Anne Rice

“That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don’t have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.” Anne Rice

Writing Quote #117: Maya Angelou

“Nothing will work unless you do.” Maya Angelou

Writing Quote #116: Stephen King

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” Stephen King

Writing Quote #115: Louis L’Amour

“A good beginning makes a good end.” Louis L’Amour

Writing Quote #114: J. L. Austin

“Usually it is uses of words, not words in themselves, that are properly called vague.” J. L. Austin

Writing Quote #113: Andre Gide

“Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.” Andre Gide

Writing Quote #112: William James

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James