Quote by Anne Lamott : “Erudition – that is, r”

Erudition – that is, reading, writing, and arithmetic – is taught in the schools; but where is the more important quality, character, taught? Nowhere in particular. There is no authorized training for children in character.

Quote by Tara Westover : “I knew how to write li”

I knew how to write like an academic, so I knew how to write academic papers and essays and things. But the things that are great for an essay are unbearable in narrative writing.

Quote by Henry Rollins : “I am a drinker with wr”

I am a drinker with writing problems.

Quote by Tony Dungy : “Letters are something “

Letters are something from you. It’s a different kind of intention than writing an e-mail.

Quote by Paul McCartney : “And the nice thing abo”

And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time, you sit with the character sometimes nine years, you look very deeply at a situation, unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out.

Quote by Demetri Martin : “Writing is the most fu”

Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself.

Quote by Steve Martin : “I think there are peop”

I think there are people out there writing original bluegrass songs, but it’s hard to get them out on the air.

Quote by Lin-Manuel Miranda : “An individual develope”

An individual developer like me cares about writing the new code and making it as interesting and efficient as possible. But very few people want to do the testing.

Quote by Tara Westover : “I used to roof hay bar”

I used to roof hay barns for my father. It’s dangerous work. Writing is much better.

Quote by Terry Pratchett : “You can’t build a plot”

You can’t build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I’m not writing ‘The A-Team’ – if there’s a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not […]