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Friday, October 2, 2020

Writing Quotes

 



 

"Books make better companions. They make you live in a world you wish, a world you want to belong to..." ~~ Kavita Kane (Book: Sita's Sister)

 

“Anyone who puts all his faith in academic tomes and creative-writing courses is missing the point: words are life set down on paper.” ~~ Paulo Coelho (Book: Aleph)

 

"Clean writing makes a writer seem smarter and it makes the writer's arguments more persuasive." ~~ Scott Adams (Book: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life)

 

“No one can learn to love by following a manual, and no one can learn to write by following a course. I’m not telling you to seek out other writers but to find people with different skills from yourself, because writing is no different from any other activity done with joy and enthusiasm.” ~~ Paulo Coelho (Book: Aleph)

 

"Your story isn't a story unless something unexpected or unusual happens. That's plot twist. If you don't have a twist, it's not a story." ~~ Scott Adams (Book: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life)

 

"Sometimes, life is like a book. You can get so desperate to reach the end of the story that you conveniently skip a couple of chapters. However, when you do get to the end, you're left with this icky restless feeling and you know that you need to go back to those missing chapters before you can close the book." ~~ Advaita Kala (Book: Almost Single)

 

"Clean writing makes a writer seem smarter and it makes the writer's arguments more persuasive." ~~ Scott Adams (Book: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life)

 

"You wouldn't buy a book if it didn't have the potential to change you in some way, even if that change is just entertainment or an increase in your knowledge. Books change us automatically, just as any experience does. And if a book helps you see the world in a more useful way or amps up your energy levels. It becomes part of the fabric of your personal luck." ~~ Scott Adams (Book: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life)

 

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested: that is some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read but not curiously and some few books to be read wholly and with diligence and attention.” ~~ Francis bacon

 

"The use of words and a book is to point beyond themselves to a world of life and experience that is not mere words or even ideas. Just as money is not real, consumable wealth, books are not life. To idolize scriptures is like eating paper currency." ~~ Alan Watts (book: the book on taboo

 

“If you find that after reading the first three chapters of a book, you have not gained any worthwhile information or that the book has failed to keep your attention, do yourself a favor: put the book away and make better use of your time (like reading the next book in your pile).” ~~ Robin Sharma (Book: Who Will Cry When You Die? Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari)

 

"Insanity is always a reasonable diagnosis when you're dealing with writers and artists. Sometimes the only real difference between crazy people and artists is that artists write down what they imagine seeing." ~~ Scott Adams (Book: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life)

 


Hope you enjoyed reading this collection of quotes.