10 Quotes That Will Inspire You to Write

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: Writing is hard.

Sometimes, we need a little bit of inspiration and encouragement to keep on going. That’s why I’ve compiled 10 quotes that will inspire you to write. May these words of wisdom inspire and encourage you to write you heart out. ❤

You fail only if you stop writing. -Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451

You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page. -Jodi Piccoult

There are no writing police. This is your story, no one else’s. Tell it like you want to. -Rachel Aaron

Best advice on writing I’ve ever received: Finish. -Peter Mayle

Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewhere. -Anne Lamott

If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. -Toni Morrison

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. -William Wordsworth, English romantic poet

I don’t really write with an audience in mind. I write for myself and hope someone else likes to read it. -Jillian Medoff

My six words of advice to writers are: “Read, read, read, write, write, write.” -Ernest J. Gaines

I write because I cannot not write. -Charlotte Brontë, author of Jane Eyre

Bonus Quote: The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new. -William Makepeace Thackeray, author of Vanity Fair

All quotes taken from The Truth About Writing.

What is a quote that inspires you to write?

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