All words are pegs to hang ideas on. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.~ Robert Benchley

The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.~ Robert Cromier

I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork.~ Peter De Vries

You don’t write because you want to say something’ you write because you’ve got something to say.~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Writing is the hardest way of earning a living with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
~ William Saroyan The wastepaper basket is the writer’s best friend.
~ Isaac B. Singer