Meanwhile, enjoy here many of my favorite quotes about writing and being a writer.
When all the breathers of this world are dead, You still shall live – such virtue hath my pen.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Tears are words that need to be written.
The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.
To forge a picture that will pass as true, do conscientiously what liars do.
I will put Chaos into fourteen lines and keep him there.
Beauty is not in what the words say but in that which they say without saying it; Not naked, but through a veil, breasts become desirable.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
I write to understand as much as to be understood.
Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.
The work is the death mask of its conception.
Words strain, crack and sometimes break, under the burden, under the tension, slip, slide, perish, decay with imprecision, will not stay in place, will not stay still.