“The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.” – Prophet Muhammad

“Ink on paper is as beautiful to me as flowers on the mountains; God composes, why shouldn’t we?” – Emily Carr

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” – William Wordsworth

“A drop of ink may make a million think.” – Lord Byron

“Ink and paper are sometimes passionate lovers, oftentimes brother and sister, and occasionally mortal enemies.” – Terri Guillemets

“Ink, like blood, is thicker than water.” – Jorge Luis Borges

“The written word endures, the spoken word disappears.” – Neil Postman

“The pen and the written word are the calming factors of life.” – Sonya Parker “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” – Rudyard Kipling

“Writing is like painting a picture, only the painter is limited by the colors on his palette while the writer has the entire rainbow at his disposal.” – Daniela I. Norris

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.” – Gloria Steinem

“The silence of writing is louder than the noise of voices in your head.” – Casey Stein END OF YEAR INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

“I write so that I can learn.” – Philip Pullman

“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” – Martin Luther

“I am not a writer, I am a rewriter.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“The writer must write what he has to say, not speak it.” – Ernest Hemingway

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

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” – Stephen King

“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” – Oscar Wilde

“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.” – Beatrix Potter

“Write what should not be forgotten.” – Isabel Allende

“Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.” – Jules Renard