motivational

      
                                    

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

About no subject are poets tempted to lie so much as about their own lives.

The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self-activity.

The great advantage of being a writer is that you can spy on people. You’re there, listening to every word, but part of you is observing. Everything is useful to a writer, you see—every scrap, even the longest and most boring of luncheon parties.

Writing a novel is like heading out over the open sea in a small boat. It helps if you have a plan and a course laid out.

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Novels begin not on the page, but in meditation and daydreaming—in thinking, not writing.

I don’t think of literature as an end in itself. It’s just a way of communicating something.

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.

To live a creative life we must first lose the fear of being wrong.

Love is the only energy I’ve ever used as a writer. I’ve never written out of anger, although anger has informed love.

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.

Being a writer means taking the leap from listening to saying, “Listen to me”.

Don't take rest after your first victory.. Because if you fail in second,more lips are waiting to say that Your first victory was just luck .. By: Dr.A.P.J ABDUL KALAM

I don’t think of literature as an end in itself. It’s just a way of communicating something.

Never tell a story because it is true: tell it because it is a good story.

Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time.

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.

A real book is not one that’s read, but one that reads us.

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.

A novel is an impression, not an argument; and there the matter must rest.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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