Some Swellegant Creativity Quotes



. "Everybody is talented, original, and has something important to say."
                                                                                           Brenda Ueland

. "...the brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous."
                                                                                                                                   Carl Sagan

. "Live always in the best company when you read."
                                                              Sydney Smith

. "Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well."
                                                                                                                   John Sheffield

. "The mind is an enchanting thing."
                                   Marianne Moore

. "Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat."
                                                      Robert Frost

. " If a nation expects to be ignorant and expects what never was and never will be."
                                                                                                                       Thomas Jefferson

. "... out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you. Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave... they show us how to live and die."
                                                                     Anne Lamott

. "In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature."
                                                                                       Wallace Stevens

. "Serve life with what you do best. "
                                    Laurence Olivier

. "Words have a longer life than deeds."

."Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."
      Franklin D. Roosevelt

. "A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within."
                                                                                                                    Eudora Welty

. "Writing isn't about making money, getting famous...or making friends. It's about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay?"
                                                                Stephen King

. "...though death is howling at our backs and life is roaring in our faces, we can only just begin to write, simply begin to write what we have to say."
                                                      Natalie Goldberg

."Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of style."
                                                                                   Jonathan Swift

. "...prose writing has been of great use to me in the course of my life, and was a principal means of my advancement..."
              Benjamin Franklin

. "These are not just books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves... by taking down one of these volumes and opening it, we can call into range voices far distant in time and space, and hear them speak to us, mind to mind, heart to heart."
                                                                                   Gilbert Highet

"Real joy, believe me, is a serious matter."