"I want to write books that unlock the traffic jam in everybody's head." ~John Updike
"It should be noted that there are two blissful things about writing novels: making them up and seeing them finished." ~ Ann Patchett
“Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.” Virginia Woolf
"There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they never happened." ~ Willa Cather
"It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive." ~ James Baldwin
“The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the 1st time unlike, say, brain surgery.” R. Cormier
"Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it." ~Hannah Arendt
"If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." ~Toni Morrison
"Writing books is the closest men will ever come to child bearing." - Norman Maile
"If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad." ~Lord Byron
You and me both, Lord Byron. You and me both.
What's your favorite quote about writing?