Monday, July 14, 2014

Inspiring Quotes 3

From Kate's Writing Crate…


Here are some quotes that inspire me:



Genius…means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.

                                                        --William James



Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.

                                              --James Fitzjames Stephen



I never know when I sit down just what I am going to write. I make no plan; it just comes, and I don't know where it comes from.

                                                        --D. H. Lawrence



I think the writer must serve the inarticulate.

                                                        --Nelson Algren



If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you will never read, you have done rare things.

                                                        --Henry David Thoreau



A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage.

                                                        --Sydney Smith



As soon as you connect with your true subject, you will write.

                                        --Joyce Carol Oates



I am convinced more and more every day that fine writing is, next to fine doing, the top thing in the world.

                                                        --John Keats



Essays are experiments in making sense of things.

                                                        --Scot Russell Sanders



Man's mind, stretched to new ideas, never goes back to its original dimensions.

                                                        --Oliver Wendell Holmes



What quotes inspire you? Keep them in your Common Book.

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