Writers Quotes
Writers write things to give readers something to read.

WILLIAM FORRESTER, Finding Forrester (2000)

The first key to writing is to write, not to think.

WILLIAM FORRESTER, Finding Forrester (2000)

Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.

SAM SEABORN, The West Wing, "20 Hours in America" (2002)

When I was a teenager I wanted to write the "great American novel". But then I realized that I didn't even want to read the "great American novel"!

RAY BARONE, Everybody Loves Raymond, "Six Feet Under" (1998)

Playwrights teach us nothing about love. They make it pretty, they make it comical, or they make it lust. But they cannot make it true.

QUEEN ELIZABETH, Shakespeare in Love (1998)

You'll never write well if you fear dying.

ERNEST HEMINGWAY, Midnight in Paris (2011)

That's the problem with writers... you are so full of words.

ADRIANA, Midnight in Paris (2011)

What kind of guy without a drug or alcohol problem looks this way? Only a writer.

EDDIE MORRA, Limitless (2011)

This is a literature class and that's what writers do... we put pen to paper in times of devastating tragedy. We just try to make sense of it. Maybe we'll find clarity in some of those words. Maybe we'll find peace.

HALEY JAMES SCOTT, One Tree Hill, "Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly." (2008)

Cyril Connolly said: Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.

EMILY PRENTISS, Criminal Minds, "The Performer" (2009)


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