Writing Inspiration Related Quotes

Alcohol makes other people less tedious, and food less bland, and can help provide what the Greeks called entheos, or the slight buzz of inspiration when reading or writing Visiting today's Iran, I was delighted to find that citizens made a point of defying the clerical ban on booze, keeping it in their homes for visitors even if they didn't particularly take to it themselves, and bootlegging it with great brio and ingenuity. These small revolutions affirm the human

Christopher Hitchens

While I do believe I become a technically better writer over time, in others ways writing gets harder because inspiration is finite.

Steve Erickson

Writing a novel is like building a wall brick by brick; only amateurs believe in inspiration.

Frank Yerby

Inspiration comes from the act of writing.

Steve Doll

Never stop writing because you have run out of ideas. Fill the lacunae of inspiration by tidily copying out what is already written.

Walter Benjamin

Writing, for me, is very inspiration-dependent. And inspiration can be a jerk.

Gene Luen Yang

To me, obstacles in life build character. You have to be able to overcome adversity in order to succeed and appreciate the simple things life has to offer... that's where most of my inspiration for writing and singing comes from.

Elliott Yamin

Why is it that we understand playing the cello will require work, but we attribute writing to the magic of inspiration?

Ann Patchett

I've always disliked words like inspiration. Writing is probably like a scientist thinking about some scientific problem, or an engineer about an engineering problem.

Doris Lessing

Denken ist Inspiration der Freiheit.

Arnim, Bettina Von