“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London

“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.” – Terry Pratchett

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” – Louis L’Amour

“The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” – Gustave Flaubert

“A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.” – Jules Renard

“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” – Joss Whedon

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.” – Anaïs Nin SAD LOVE QUOTES FOR BOYFRIEND

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” – Paul Sweeney

“Ink and paper are sometimes passionate lovers, oftentimes brother and sister, and occasionally mortal enemies.” – Terri Guillemets

“A good writer is always a people-watcher; keenly observant, taking in every detail.” – Paulo Coelho

“Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see all around us.” – Don DeLillo

“Writing is the painting of the voice.” – Voltaire

“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the fervent revelation.” – Emily Dickinson

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” – Thomas Mann

“The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which helps us regain our equilibrium.” – Norbet Platt

“Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.” – E.L. Doctorow

“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” – E.L. Doctorow