"Required reading" for today's smart writer.

"Required reading" for today's smart writer.
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Monday, November 9, 2015

Motivation Monday* Quotes to Live, Learn & Write by

 
                      

Happy Monday, Readers! I hope you're off to a wonderful week, and making progress in your NANOWRIMO goals. To provide some inspiration and motivation to carry you through the days ahead, and to get those creative juices flowing, I offer some of my favorite quotes on writing, life, and the writing life.

Do enjoy!  
QUOTES OF NOTE... 
 
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."
---Benjamin Franklin                                       
 
"The greatest revenge is to accomplish what others say you cannot do."
---Anonymous
 
"Don't regret what might have been. Accept what is and rejoice in what is yet to be."
---Anonymous
 
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
---Eleanor Roosevelt
 
"It is in the company of a good friend that the heart finds a home."
---Anonymous
 
"The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary."
---J.K. Rowling
 
"Don't just "write for yourself." That type of self-indulgence should be reserved for your personal journal. Great, effective writing takes the readers' needs into account. Always."
--- Jennifer Brown Banks
 
"When choosing between two evils, I always like to take the one I've never tried before."
---Mae West

"When your mind is full of indecision, try thinking with your heart."
---Anonymous

"To whom much is given, much is required."
---The Bible

"If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches."
---Carolyn Kenmore

"Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit."
---Napoleon Hill

Wishing you a positive, productive week!

Any of these quotes resonate with you? What's your favorite personal quote?
Do you incorporate quotes in your writing?

8 comments:

  1. All of these quotes are great! Gives me tones of inspiration!

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    1. Hi there, Melanie,

      This is great to hear! Thanks so much for the feedback. :-)

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  2. Thanks, sometimes I need a boost. This was fantastic. write on!

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  3. Thank you for the inspiration! Appreciate you sharing these insightful quotes, especially the one by that writer J.B. Banks. :)

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  4. Lin,

    Sometimes we all need a "boost." :-) May you continue to be "uplifted."
    I really appreciate your time and comment today.

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  5. I love these! Not a NANO nut, but cheer for those who are. Love your quote!

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