Why We Write Quotes

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Why We Write Quotes By Gary Kemp: Why do I find it hard to write Why do I find it hard to write the next line? Gary Kemp
Why We Write Quotes By Odysseus Elytis: This is why I write. Because poetry begins This is why I write. Because poetry begins where death is robbed of the last word. Odysseus Elytis
Why We Write Quotes By Adam Langer: Isn't that why all writers write? To inspire Isn't that why all writers write? To inspire their readers? Adam Langer
Why We Write Quotes By Constantin Brancusi: Why write [about my art]? Why not just Why write [about my art]? Why not just show the photographs? Constantin Brancusi
Why We Write Quotes By Jaclyn Moriarty: If you're bored tonight why don't you write If you're bored tonight why don't you write down everything that comes to mind when you hear the word toothpaste? — Jaclyn Moriarty
Why We Write Quotes By John Ashbery: I am often asked why I write, and I am often asked why I write, and I don't know really
I just want to. — John Ashbery
Why We Write Quotes By Aldous Huxley: Why will you young men continue to write Why will you young men continue to write about things that are so entirely uninteresting as the mentality of adolescents and artists? — Aldous Huxley
Why We Write Quotes By Paul McCartney: I'm not into, Hey, what's your sign? or I'm not into, Hey, what's your sign? or any of that. But I don't know how I got here, and I don't know how I write songs. I don't know why I breathe. — Paul McCartney
Why We Write Quotes By Ted Nelson: So, I was always frustrated having to write So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things. Why should you have to cut anything? — Ted Nelson
Why We Write Quotes By Alejandra Pizarnik: Every word I write restores me to the Every word I write restores me to the absence of why I write what I wouldn't write if I allowed you to come here. — Alejandra Pizarnik
Why We Write Quotes By Pamela Hansford Johnson: I have always wanted to write in such I have always wanted to write in such a way that will make people think, Why, I've always thought that but never found the words for it. — Pamela Hansford Johnson
Why We Write Quotes By Susan Sontag: Why wouldn't you write to escape yourself as Why wouldn't you write to escape yourself as much as you might write to express yourself? It's far more interesting to write about others. — Susan Sontag
Why We Write Quotes By Aaron Belz: I don't really want to write fiction at I don't really want to write fiction at all. I don't see why fiction is necessary when we have real life already confusing enough. — Aaron Belz
Why We Write Quotes By Rainbow Rowell: Why do I write?To be somewhere elseTo get Why do I write?
To be somewhere else
To get free of ourselves
To stop
To stop being anything or anywhere at all
To disappear — Rainbow Rowell
Why We Write Quotes By Stanley Cavell: I try to keep my voice in writing, I try to keep my voice in writing, and I think that's why I get so many complaints about how I write. — Stanley Cavell
Why We Write Quotes By Jon Ronson: Oh, you know what bloggers are like, they Oh, you know what bloggers are like, they write and write and write. I don't know why, because they're not being paid. — Jon Ronson
Why We Write Quotes By C.B. Overdorf: Why don't you write my family in Italy," Why don't you write my family in Italy," she said, "This must be a right empty house without the touch of a woman. — C.B. Overdorf
Why We Write Quotes By Angelica Banks: You can't write a sory until you've felt. You can't write a sory until you've felt. Breathe it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. That's why you come here. To live your story. — Angelica Banks
Why We Write Quotes By William Zinsser: Writers and learners will write better and learn Writers and learners will write better and learn more if they understand the "why" of what they are studying. — William Zinsser
Why We Write Quotes By Garrett Camp: Every time I make a mistake with a Every time I make a mistake with a company, I write it out and try to figure out why it happened. — Garrett Camp
Why We Write Quotes By Jesse B. Booth: Why just read the writing? Write the reading! Why just read the writing? Write the reading! — Jesse B. Booth
Why We Write Quotes By Frank Delaney: Writers have opinions - that, in part, is Writers have opinions - that, in part, is why they write. Therefore they have strong likes and dislikes. — Frank Delaney
Why We Write Quotes By Jonathan Safran Foer: Why do I write? It's not that I Why do I write? It's not that I want people to think I am smart, or even that I am a good writer. I write because I want to end my loneliness. — Jonathan Safran Foer
Why We Write Quotes By Patti Smith: Why can't I write something that would awake Why can't I write something that would awake the dead? That pursuit is what burns most deeply. — Patti Smith
Why We Write Quotes By Prince Philip: Were you here in the bad old days? Were you here in the bad old days? ... That's why you can't read and write then! — Prince Philip
Why We Write Quotes By Lucy Ke: This is why I write: I believe the This is why I write: I believe the ordinary world is filled with extraordinary stories. — Lucy Ke
Why We Write Quotes By Gabriel Garcia Marquez: If I were a woman. I need to If I were a woman. I need to be loved a great deal. My great problem is to be loved more, and that's why I write. — Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Why We Write Quotes By Chris Hardwick: Jokes that make me laugh out loud when Jokes that make me laugh out loud when I write them almost always bomb. I have no idea why. — Chris Hardwick
Why We Write Quotes By Bryce Main: You ask me why I write. You might You ask me why I write. You might as well ask me why I breathe. I need oxygen to feed my body and ink to feed my soul. — Bryce Main
Why We Write Quotes By Jean M. Auel: I can't tell you any more than any I can't tell you any more than any other writer can tell you why they write, and I don't know what my influences are. — Jean M. Auel
Why We Write Quotes By Clarice Lispector: I write very simple and very naked. That's I write very simple and very naked. That's why it wounds. I'm a grey and blue landscape. I rise in a dry fountain and in the cold light. — Clarice Lispector
Why We Write Quotes By Madeleine L'Engle: Story always tells us more than the mere Story always tells us more than the mere words, and that is why we love to write it, and to read it. — Madeleine L'Engle
Why We Write Quotes By Lori Lesko: Why do writers write? Why do actors act? Why do writers write? Why do actors act? Why do painters paint? It doesn't pay much, unless you're very successful. It's who we are. — Lori Lesko
Why We Write Quotes By Ann Patchett: If you grow corn or trade in pigs If you grow corn or trade in pigs or write poetry then you go to Iowa City." "That's why I haven't been. — Ann Patchett
Why We Write Quotes By S.E. Hinton: I have no idea why I write. The I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money. — S.E. Hinton
Why We Write Quotes By Chasta Schneider: My reason for being an author? Because I My reason for being an author? Because I love to write - it fulfills me. But the fact that I entertain others by doing it is a lovely bonus. — Chasta Schneider
Why We Write Quotes By Jennifer Echols: Why are you pretending to write, when I Why are you pretending to write, when I already know you're just doing that to intimidate me? — Jennifer Echols
Why We Write Quotes By Rebecca Rose Orton: On June 30th, 1983, I wrote in my On June 30th, 1983, I wrote in my diary, "Why couldn't I write more when I was little? I would've known what my life was like to me then. — Rebecca Rose Orton
Why We Write Quotes By Virginia Frances Schwartz: I know why writers write- they write to I know why writers write- they write to untangle the knots in their hearts. — Virginia Frances Schwartz
Why We Write Quotes By W. Eugene Smith: I didn't write the rules. Why would I I didn't write the rules. Why would I follow them? — W. Eugene Smith
Why We Write Quotes By Richard Ellis: There's not that much known, but there's a There's not that much known, but there's a lot you can write about what's not known, why it isn't known and who doesn't know it. — Richard Ellis
Why We Write Quotes By Virginia Woolf: People ask me why I write. I write People ask me why I write. I write to find out what I know. — Virginia Woolf
Why We Write Quotes By A. N. Wilson: I don't think you can tell the objective I don't think you can tell the objective truth about a person. That's why people write novels. — A. N. Wilson
Why We Write Quotes By Sue Tompkins: I don't analyze too much, because then I'll I don't analyze too much, because then I'll question, 'Why do I write down all of these random little phrases?' — Sue Tompkins
Why We Write Quotes By Rainbow Rowell: Why do we write fiction? Professor Piper asked.Cath Why do we write fiction? Professor Piper asked.
Cath looked down at her notebook.
To disappear. — Rainbow Rowell
Why We Write Quotes By Annie Dillard: Why, why in the blue-green world write this Why, why in the blue-green world write this sort of thing? Funny written culture, I guess; we pass things on. — Annie Dillard
Why We Write Quotes By Richelle E. Goodrich: I love writing poetry because it's pretty. I I love writing poetry because it's pretty. I love writing pretty. — Richelle E. Goodrich
Why We Write Quotes By Thomas Waite: Why did I decide to write cyber thrillers? Why did I decide to write cyber thrillers? Because we've gone from the Cold War to the Code War. — Thomas Waite
Why We Write Quotes By Charles M. Blow: This is the reason I write, to remind This is the reason I write, to remind people of honor and courage; to tell them that their cause isn't lost, that their destiny is victory. — Charles M. Blow
Why We Write Quotes By Meg Rosoff: The imagination can be dangerous. It can change The imagination can be dangerous. It can change the world. And that is why we write. — Meg Rosoff
Why We Write Quotes By Roger Rosenblatt: Why do we write?"To make suffering endurableTo make Why do we write?
"To make suffering endurable
To make evil intelligible
To make justice desirable
and . . . to make love possible — Roger Rosenblatt
Why We Write Quotes By J.F. Penn: But then why do we write if not But then why do we write if not to tackle the fears that others look to us to conquer? — J.F. Penn
Why We Write Quotes By Jerome Charyn: Why else do we write and write except Why else do we write and write except to move our readers? — Jerome Charyn
Why We Write Quotes By Philip K. Dick: Oracle, why did you write The Grasshopper Lies Oracle, why did you write The Grasshopper Lies Heavy? What are we supposed to learn? — Philip K. Dick
Why We Write Quotes By Shandy L. Kurth: Bring on the controversy. I write real life. Bring on the controversy. I write real life. It's harsh and sometimes gritty, but it's real. Why should we tip toe around that? — Shandy L. Kurth
Why We Write Quotes By Erica Jong: Despite all the cynical things writers have said Despite all the cynical things writers have said about writing for money, the truth is we write for love. That is why it is so easy to exploit us. — Erica Jong
Why We Write Quotes By P.A. Henley: Why dwell on the past, when we have Why dwell on the past, when we have yet to write the future — P.A. Henley