You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
Talent is like a faucet, while it is open, one must write.
I'm lucky if I write a letter.
I only write music for myself, I don't try and appeal to anyone else.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
“To write is human, to edit is divine.”
“Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.”
`When asked,"How do you write ?" I invariably answer, "one word at a time.'
If you can't write clearly, you probably don't think nearly as well as you think you do
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts.
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature.
Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
We write to taste life twice.
It is a sin to write this.
If you write a line of zeroes, it´s still nothing.
When I want to read a novel, I write one.