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