If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
(January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824)
I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.
(December 05, 1934 - )
You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.
(July 10, 1915 - April 04, 2005)
She realized as a girl of eight that if she sat down and wrote her stories, she could escape the parts of life she didn't like, embroider the parts she did and thus control the life she had.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
(February 21, 1903 - January 14, 1977)
My writing, like everything I do, comes profoundly from my heart. I believe that if you follow your heart you will be successful in one way or another. Old-fashioned as that might sound, the philosophy is true.
I've just missed being able to get outside and watch a game.
The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream.