Quotes (6)

I have written - often several times - every word I have ever published.
Vladimir Nabokov

You learn by writing short stories. Keep writing short stories. The money's in novels, but writing short stories keeps your writing lean and pointed.
Larry Niven

Only self-educated is educated. Others are merely taught.
Erno Paasilinna

I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
Blaise Pascal

Everything that is written merely to please the author is worthless.
Blaise Pascal

One extends one's limits only by exceeding them.
M. Scott Peck

Full purse makes no noise.
Juhani Peltonen

Write quickly and you will never write well. Write well, and you will soon write quickly.
Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, 65 A.D.

It is better to write a bad first draft than to write no first draft at all.
Will Shetterly

The wastepaper basket is the writer's best friend.
Isaac Bashevis Singer