Inspirational Quotes for Writers

Inspirational quotes for writers, readers, and anyone else who needs a few uplifting words. Feel free to use and share as you see fit. A mention of this site would be most appreciated.
~Debra Ann Dotson

“I have lived a long life and had many troubles, most of which never happened.”
~Mark Twain
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
~Eleanor Roosevelt
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
~Walt Disney
“It’s during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
~Aristotle
“Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.”
~F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.”
~E.L. Doctorow
“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
~Mark Twain
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” ~Maya Angelou
“Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.”
~Octavia E. Butler
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“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt
Photo by Debra Ann Dotson
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one. ~John C. Maxwell
“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.”
~John C. Maxwell

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