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Top 100 Quotes About Blank Page

#1. I know what it's like to be distracted. To seek out distractions. To exhaust yourself doing every other little thing rather than face a blank page - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#2. It would absolutely suck if you paid a few bucks for a book only to find that on the first page it said, 'Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after' and the rest of the book was blank. - Author: Simon Travaglia
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#3. I am the poet, you are the poem; I hold the pen, you are the words, love is the ink, silence is the blank page. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#4. If your life is a blank page, that only means you have room to write your story. You have the power to tell that story the way you want to. - Author: Thea Harrison
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#5. I have a horror of the blank page. I simply cannot write on a blank page or screen. Because once I do, I start to fix it, and I never get past the first sentence. - Author: Charles Krauthammer
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#6. It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#7. Tomorrow morning the critic will be gone, but the writer will still be there facing the blank page. Nothing matters but that he keep working. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#8. A blank space on a form, the missing page, a void, a hole in your knowledge of someone--it's still some real thing. It exists. You don't get to fill it in with whatever you want. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#9. You can't edit a blank page - Author: Nora Roberts
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#10. The best tip for writing is just to write; to sit down and write, to begin doing it and not to be scared by the blank page. - Author: David Almond
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#11. The key role of entrepreneurs, like the most crucial role of scientists, is not to fill in the gaps in an existing market or theory, but to generate entirely new markets or theories ... They stand before a canvas as empty as any painter's; a page as blank as any poet's. - Author: George Gilder
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#12. Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one. - Author: Brad Paisley
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#13. Writer's block.. when one curses the blinking cursor on the blank page. - Author: Regina Brett
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#14. It's her ability as an artist to see possibility where others see a blank page and, by extension, to see victory where others see certain defeat that truly empowers her ... - Author: Sarah Cross
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#15. Plagiarism is the fear of a blank page. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#16. Losing yourself in words is like finding yourself stuck in the
pages. But never forget for every blank page you have the
opportunity to release your own imagination. - Author: Katrina Thompson
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#17. The future is a blank page, but not a mystery. - Author: Lisa Wingate
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#18. Thomas More's birth was noted by his father upon a blank page at the back of a copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia Regum Britanniae'; for a lawyer John More was remarkably inexact in his references to that natal year, and the date has been moved from 1477 to 1478 and back again. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#19. The best part of being a little child is having a long blank page ahead that he can fill it with almost everything! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#20. One single letter cures the blank page. - Author: Stephanie Ayers
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#21. White. A blank page or canvas. So many possibilities. - Author: Stephen Sondheim
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#22. The blank page gives us the right to dream. - Author: Gaston Bachelard
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#23. One thing I knew about the novelist's task: when in doubt, write; when empty, write; when afraid, write. Nothing is more impenetrable than the blank page. The blank page is the void, the absence of sense and feeling, the white light of literary death. - Author: Philip Sington
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#24. He could be so cynical. So dry and acidic. As blank as a page. Could he be tender, too? - Author: Kelly Creagh
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#25. I haven't been thinking at all, not really, I've just been following the steps. The recipe.
& this is like turning a page in the cookbook & finding the next one blank. - Author: Stephen King
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#26. The blank page is God's way of letting us know how hard it is to be God. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#27. There was something wonderful about a blank sheet of notepaper. The lines were there, just waiting to be filled, and the page could turn into anything from a grocery list to the opening of The Great American Novel. The possibilities were endless. - Author: Joanne Fluke
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#28. The key thing is that you start every film from sort of a blank page, almost like you discover it like a child discovers a new world. - Author: Marc Forster
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#29. Would you still read me when I become a blank page. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#30. Writing is a solitary business. It's just you and your characters and a blank page you need to fill. - Author: Shannon Celebi
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#31. If tragedy does not ensnare a man, if affliction does not agitate him, if love does not lay him down in the cradle of dreams, then his life is like a blank, white page in the book of existence. In that year I saw the - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#32. Don't leave your life a blank page. Make each word count and leave behind something worth reading. - Author: Mae East
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#33. Night-time is when I brainstorm; last thing, when the family's asleep and I'm alone, I think about the next day's writing and plan a strategy for my assault on the blank page. - Author: Athol Fugard
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#34. If I had to write a book on morality, it would have a hundred pages and ninety-nine would be blank. On the last page I should write: I recognize only one duty, and that is to love. - Author: Albert Camus
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#35. A blank page has more power than a full page with blind thoughts. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#36. A lot of people don't like to spend money on a journal because they're afraid to wreck it, which is understandable. I buy beautifully made leather-bound journals because I have lost my fear of the blank page. - Author: Keri Smith
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#37. I don't even subscribe to writer's block being a truthful thing. I've had writer's laziness quite often. But I think it's all about sitting down and facing down the blank page and doing it, and I've always been ok at that. - Author: Martin McDonagh
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#38. What is it about the blank page that makes me want to hurl myself into a game of solitaire? I ask myself these kinds of questions while I'm playing solitaire. - Author: Jennifer Gilmore
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#39. You are just in the middle of a struggle with words which are really very stubborn things, with a blank page, with the damn thing that you use to write with, a pen or a typewriter, and you forget all about the reader when you are doing that. - Author: Guillermo Cabrera Infante
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#40. Constant rejection. No security. Career paths being dictated by freelance reviewers. And of course, the terror of the writing desk, of the blank page. Why is it so hard for our non-writer friends to understand this - that it's a job? - Author: Darin Strauss
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#41. The truth was, the difference between a studio photographer and a photojournalist was the same as the difference between a political cartoonist and an abstract painter; the only thing the two had in common was the blank page. - Author: Lynsey Addario
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#42. There are few experiences as depressing as that anxious barren state known as writer's block, where you sit staring at your blank page like a cadaver, feeling your mind congeal, feeling you talent run down your leg and into your sock. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#43. I am with fire between my teeth and still nothing but my blank page. - Author: Monique Wittig
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#44. The act of creation fascinates me. You can only sit with blank page and wait. You cannot press a button, cannot program it. - Author: Joan Rivers
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#45. The blank page is my canvas, give me enough and I'll change the world. - Author: Unknown
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#46. If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror. - Author: Guillermo Cabrera Infante
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#47. I live for the blank page. - Author: Lisa Unger
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#48. But to me, the most important page in my daughter's book is the last one - because it's blank. It says 'Your Hero's Photo Here,' and 'Your Hero's Story Here.' - Author: Brad Meltzer
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#49. I still get up every morning at 4 A.M. I write seven days a week, including Christmas. And I still face a blank page every morning, and my characters don't really care how many books I've sold. - Author: Dan Brown
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#50. Only the blank page needs no editing. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#51. Staring at the blank page before you, Open up the dirty window, Let the sun illuminate the words that you could not find. - Author: Natasha Bedingfield
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#52. As I stare at the blank page, I am at once awash inwords but unable to find the ones I want to use. - Author: Carrie Ryan
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#53. On the blank page all things are possible. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#54. It is better to be a sad poem than a blank page. - Author: Matt Haig
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#55. Every page was once a blank page, just as every word that appears on it now was not always there, but instead reflects the final result of countless large and small deliberations. - Author: Francine Prose
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#56. I hate when a director says to me 'Here's how I envision this scene' ... excuse me? It's right here in the script - I 'envisioned' it FOR you. Do what I wrote. If you want to 'envision', you should become a writer. Where the fuck were you when the page was blank? - Author: Harlan Ellison
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#57. I can fix a bad page. I can't fix a blank page. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#58. Each time you stare at a blank page, you end up staring at yourself. - Author: Angelos Michalopoulos
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#59. Everyday we just copy&paste ourselves from the previous day instead of creating a new blank page and be something different and original. - Author: Marcelo Goianira
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#60. Writers are alphabet artists. The blank page becomes their canvas as they paint pictures with words. - Author: Barbara Case Speers
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#61. Nobody's mind ever remains a blank page, however carefully they are locked away from the world. - Author: Frances Hardinge
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#62. When you can no longer differentiate between the insanity spewed onto the blank page, and the madness evident in the all-but shattered mirror ... that's when you know you're doing it right. - Author: Dave Matthes
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#63. There's a monster at the end of this book. It's the blank page where the story ends and you're left alone with yourself and your thoughts. - Author: Cecil Baldwin
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#64. You can fix a bad page. You can't fix a blank one. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#65. It's the silence that scares me. It's the blank page on which I can write my own fears. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#66. Even in our deepest, most lasting friendships, we never speak as openly as when we face a blank page and address a reader we do not know. - Author: Michel Houellebecq
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#67. Lying in wait, set to pounce on the blank page,
are letters up to no good,
clutches of clauses so subordinate
they'll never let her get away.
From, The Joy of Writing, Wislawa Szymborska - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#68. If you're a lumberjack, you know what to do. You see trees, and you still have a job! If you're a writer, you see a blank page. You don't know if you still have a job. You might have great ideas - you may have no ideas. - Author: Tim Schafer
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#69. The blank page is the great equalizer and grand opportunity for continued learning and growth. - Author: K.J. Kilton
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#70. A poem should improve on the blank page. - Author: Nicanor Parra
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#71. And when my heart is beating
too rapidly in the dark,
I will go downstairs in a robe,
open it up to a blank page,
and try to settle on the blue lines
whatever it is that seems to be the matter. - Author: Billy Collins
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#72. I like writing a lot more than I used to. I used to find it scary but now I've got used to it once it gets going. I used to find it hard to start. Fear of the blank page. The first thing you write down won't bear any relation to what's in your head and that's always disappointing. - Author: Victoria Wood
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#73. Nothing listens as well as a blank page. - Author: Shaun Hick
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#74. While there may be 'bad' days - even 'bad' weeks - keep going, write something else, go and read (research!) or take a complete break, whatever works for you. But in the long run, persevere, and keep on writing. A blank page won't write itself! - Author: Sherry Gloag
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#75. Many people have a gift for language that flows when they are talking and dries up when they are confronted with the blank page, - Author: Francine Prose
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#76. The writer presents himself to the blank page not with an open passport but an open heart. - Author: Taiye Selasi
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#77. I am the blank page between the Old and the New Testament. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#78. Within these margins I find my serenity - with a blank page and a pencil, I am set free. - Author: Jordyn McKenzie
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#79. For the first time in my life, my future was a blank page. It was perfect. And beyond scary. - Author: S.T. Bende
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#80. By the time I sit down and face the blank page I am raring to go. I tell it as if I'm talking to my best friend or one of my grandchildren. - Author: Michael Morpurgo
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#81. Every moment has infinite potential. Every new moment contains for you possibilities that you can't possibly imagine. Every day is a blank page that you could fill with the most beautiful drawings. - Author: John C. Parkin
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#82. A writer is very much like the captain on a star ship facing the unknown. When you face the blank page and you have no idea where you're going. It can be terrifying, but it can also be the adventure of a lifetime. - Author: Michael Piller
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#83. Not one thought was to be given either to the past or the future. The first was a page so heavenly sweet - so deadly sad - that to read one line of it would dissolve any courage and break down my energy. The last was an awful blank: something like the world when the deluge was gone by. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#84. I sat down, turning the pages of my notebook in search of a blank page, in the dim light of my room. The arrival of nightfall had invited leafy shadows to play hide and seek in the glass reflection of the window. I smiled as one of these mischievous shadows crept across the page in a midnight dance. - Author: Gina Marinello-Sweeney
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#85. And hope, that ancient seed, redeems the heart it feeds. The heartbeat of any conscious now is poised on the same choice that hope gives all of us, between shadows of the past, and the bright, blank page of any new day. - Author: Gregory David Roberts
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#86. A life hidden behind the veil of excuses leaves behind a blank page, but a life with the brilliant light of purpose shone upon it fills every page with wisdom. - Author: Farshad Asl
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#87. Writing poetry is like an opiate. When you get hooked on a blank page in the notebook, that attracts you like fireflies in the night, and you just have to translate your thoughts into words.
I'm addicted to words. - Author: Stjepan Varesevac Cobets
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#88. In the end, I am quite normal. I don't have odd habits. I don't dramatize. Above all, I do not romanticize the act of writing. I don't talk about the anguish I suffer in creating. I do not have a fear of the blank page, writer's block, all those things that we hear about writers. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#89. The answer is not in the damn blank page - it's in the days or years before and you have to dredge it up - exhume the past again ... - Author: John Geddes
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#90. I'm not a big fan of inspiration. I'm too old to sit and wait for the muse to give me a little kiss ... I write a lot, and I'm not afraid to make mistakes or to write badly. I can alsways fix something weak and dull. But I can't fix a blank page. - Author: Ron Koertge
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#91. Being an actor all of my life is kind of a collaborative, social form of interpretive art. Sitting down with a blank page every day by yourself is a different feeling. - Author: Michael Beck
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#92. There's something intimidating, yet exciting about a blank page. - Author: Christopher Stocking
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#93. A theatre is not a blank page for editorial, it is not a soapbox or a Tannoy system: it is a conscience that wakes with what is happening in the space, and wakes further still in response to what people are making of it. - Author: Andrew O'Hagan
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#94. There's something about a blank page that makes me tingle. - Author: Nikki Grimes
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#95. It all adds up; never discount your efforts, because small efforts build big things. One word doesn't make a novel, but one word does begin a novel, and from that small beginning everything else follows. Even if it's just 'The', write something on that blank page. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#96. Having the great opportunity on a daily basis to sit in front of a blank page is terrifying, and at the same time really exciting. I can't actually get better at my job, because every time you finish something you start with a blank page, with nothing. - Author: Hans Zimmer
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#97. Never sit staring at a blank page or screen. If you find yourself stuck, write. Write about the scene you're trying to write. Writing about is easier than writing, and chances are, it will give you your way in. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#98. It is so painful for a historian to begin his tale convinced no one will believe him, that if I thought belief had quite vanished from the face of this earth, I would leave this page blank. - Author: Anne Gedeon LaFitte
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#99. Your life is a blank page. You write on it. - Author: Donald Miller
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#100. Only the blank page need never apologize. - Author: Marty Rubin
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