Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Writing: 20 Quotes That Will Inspire You to Write More

Need a burst of motivation? We could all use it from time to time, especially with all the stress life throws our way. Below are twenty quotes that I think will help the writer inside you feel more inspired.

Bookmark this page so you can come back when you need that extra push.

"Pen and Paper" by Dinuraj K is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
- Mark Twain

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
- Confucius

If you can dream it, you can do it.
- Walt Disney

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
- William Butler Yeats

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
- Julie Andrews

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
- Gordon B. Hinckley

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
- Benjamin Franklin

You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.
- Flip Wilson

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
- W. Clement Stone

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
- John Wooden

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
- Edwin Land

Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.
- Napoleon Hill

Action is the foundational key to all success.
- Pablo Picasso

Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
- Ray Bradbury

If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.
- David Viscott

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
- Walt Disney

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I had a period where I thought I might not be good enough to publish.
- Stephen King

Now get out there and kick some writing ass!