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14 Quotes From Famous Authors About The Work Of Writing

Quotes From Famous Authors

When the going gets tough…the tough keep writing! Here are quotes about the work that goes into good writing by well-known authors:

1. I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. —Douglas Adams

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2. Prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. —Louisa May Alcott

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3. Nothing will work unless you do. —Maya Angelou

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4. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it. —Ray Bradbury

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5. A person who has not done one half [the] day’s work by ten o’clock runs a chance of leaving the other half undone. —Emily Brontë

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6. To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. —Pearl S. Buck

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7. Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. —Gustave Flaubert

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8. To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. —Robert Frost

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9. The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. —Elbert Hubbard

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10. It is hard work and great art to make life not so serious. —John Irving

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11. Inspiration usually comes during work rather than before it. —Madeleine L’Engle

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12. To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work. —Mary Oliver

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13. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. —Rumi

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14. Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. —Booker T. Washington

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2 Responses to 14 Quotes From Famous Authors About The Work Of Writing

  1. My effort and contribution should not remain in vain. For the last many years, I tried to express my feelings, my observations, and my experiences in black and white, but from what so far observed didn’t get any weight. I hope one day, will get recognition.

  2. Life is a journey, the journey could be at times smooth and at time rough. Either ways requiring persistence or hard work. There should be predetermined questions such as: What is my aim? Can I hit the goal? Why not if you resist the waves coming on your way. As there is only one life to live, and that life should be memorable to self and to others. Today as we celebrating Labor Day, the following is my presentation to hard working people:

    Happy Labor’s Day

    Eccl. 1.8 “All things are full of labor; one cannot utter it: …”

    Here comes, here comes again
    On bright sunshine day of September
    A Labor Day

    Happy he who produced the fruit abundantly
    That is the craft of his labor
    There stood proudly to see the outcome joyfully

    All hand in hand with no discrepancy to make
    Lined up in the public square
    To show the solidarity of triumph

    Having no fear, proudly that includes mothers as well
    She too sharing the long labor in delivering a child
    And her labor not in vain

    Yeshi Gemaneh

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