Ten Quote Tuesday (#25)



Welcome to another installment of Ten Quote Tuesday! If your creative juices have trouble flowing today, then read these quotes to nudge awake the sleeping muse. If there is a particular quote you enjoyed, let us all know with your comments below.

Check out last week’s episode here.



“The mere habit of writing, of constantly keeping at it, of never giving up, ultimately teaches you how to write.” – Gabriel Fielding

“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” – Emily Dickinson

“There is no doubt fiction makes a better job of the truth.” – Doris Lessing

“It is desperately important to remember when enough is enough, when you’ve finished the scene.” – John Mortimer

“There is no way of writing well and also of writing easily.” – Anthony Trollope

“My aim is to put down what I see in the best and simplest way.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Experience as much as you can and absorb a lot of reality. Otherwise, your writing will have the force of a Wiffle ball.” – George Meyer

“Truth that is naked is the most beautiful, and the simpler its expression, the deeper is the impression it makes.” – Schopenhauer

“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while, the muse shows up, too.” – Isabel Allende

“Be obscure clearly.” – E.B. White


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16 thoughts on “Ten Quote Tuesday (#25)”

  1. I love reading your quotes… But I yet to do anything with them. I think that they will become a series of connected writings for me? I can’t waste something I enjoy so much. I just have to find the right venue. Thanks for these 10 each week.

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