Toni MorrisonHalf of being smart is knowing what you
re dumb at.David GerroldAnd your very flesh shall be a great poem.Walt WhitmanI never quite know when I
m not writing. Sometimes my wife comes up to me at a party and says,
Dammit, Thurber, stop writing.
She usually catches me in the middle of a paragraph. Or my daughter will look up from the dinner table and ask,
Is he sick?
my wife says,
s writing something.
James ThurberI love being a writer. What I can
t stand is the paperwork.Peter De VriesThinking is common to all.HeraclitusIf you start to edit as you write, you are climbing into your
self, the self that reads. You
ve done plenty of reading, you don
t need practise right now.Just write.Sandra JensenAnybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.Oscar WildeWriting a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as yourheadlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.E. L. Doctorow