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6 Quotes about Writing and Inspiration

  1. “The only way to do great work, is to love what you do.”   –Steve Jobs
  2. “A true piece of writing is a dangerous thing. It can change your life.”   –Anynomous
  3. “When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most  certainly be right.‘ It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘no’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.”   –Steve Jobs
  4. “We write to taste life twice: in the moment, and in retrospect.”   –Anais Nin
  5. “Be Ruthless about protecting writing days, i.e. do not cave in to endless requests to have ‘Essential’ and ‘Long overdue’ meetings on those days.”   –J.K. Rowling
  6. “I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.”   –Toni Morrison