Writing Your Own Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About Writing Your Own Life

#1. It wasn't until I was 37 that I grasped the great truth that you've got to write your own books and nobody else's, and then everything followed from there. - Author: William Golding
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#2. Listening to Led Zeppelin's Heartbreaker while reading your own book, sipping a beer after midnight, is a satisfying feeling...however fleeting. - Author: Jonathan Heatt
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#3. What everybody is well advised to do is to not write about your own life, this is if you want to write fast. You will be writing about your own life anyway but you won't know it. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#4. You define your own life. Don't let other people write your script. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#5. Writing the story of your own life is a bit like drilling your own teeth. - Author: Gloria Swanson
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#6. It does seem that a fantasy, working out in its own terms, stretching you beyond the normal concerns of your own life, gains you a peculiar charge of energy which inexplicably enriches you. At least, this is my ideal of a fantasy, and I am always trying to write it. - Author: Diana Wynne Jones
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#7. Everything you do is so personal. In the end, it doesn't matter so much if you write about your own life or not. It's going to be as much artifice when it comes out as a piece of music. Everything is in character in a way. But that's a great thing. - Author: Jenny Hval
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#8. Writing is a solitary business. It takes over your life. In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. Even when he's there, he's not really there. - Author: Paul Auster
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#9. Write what you like, then imbue it with life and make it unique by blending in your own personal knowledge of life, friendship, relationships, sex, and work. Especially work. People love to read about work. God knows why, but they do. - Author: Stephen King
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#10. If you write a story based on a real person, you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life. It gets in the way of writing your own story. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#11. You wanted to show everyone you could write about the black heart of a killer. And all the while pretending you don't even have your own dark desires. - Author: Naoyuki Ochiai
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#12. It's like you're a character in this book that everyone around you is writing, and suddenly you have to say, 'I'm sorry, but this role isn't right for me'. And you have to start writing your own life and doing your own thing. - Author: David Levithan
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#13. Remember this always: The living of your own life writes the book of your most sacred truth, and offers evidence of it. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#14. Do you wait for things to happen, or do you make them happen yourself? I believe in writing your own story. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#15. That's why it's difficult to write about your own life. Any distortion feels like a betrayal. - Author: Paul Park
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#16. Songs are like myths. Myths are useful because they allow you to cast yourself and your life and your own experience. And for some people, 'Fire and Rain' speaks to them in that way. - Author: James Taylor
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#17. Busyness, I feel increasingly, is the writer's curse and downfall. You read too much and write too readily, you become cut off from your inner life, from the flow of your own thoughts, and turned far too much towards the outside world. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#18. Writing music on your own makes you think a lot about your life. Who are you? Would you change anything about yourself? This is where it comes from. - Author: Enya
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#19. You either learn your way towards writing your own script in life, or you unwittingly become an actor in someone else's script. - Author: John Taylor Gatto
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#20. Writing and directing your own film, for me, has been the best experience of my life. - Author: Nicholas Jarecki
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#21. Books most certainly don't write themselves, but life does. When in doubt about what to write, use your own life. - Author: Solomon Woytowich
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#22. If you can't stand your own company alone in a room for long hours, or, when it gets tough, the feeling of being in a locked cell, or, when it gets tougher still, the vague feeling of being buried alive
then don't be a writer. - Author: Graham Swift
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#23. I can honestly say [that writing] is the best life there is, because you get to live within the realm of your own mind, and that is a profoundly rare human privilege. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#24. I often wonder if I have fulfilled my purpose. I believe the key to living life to the fullest is to always be recognizing opportunities and following your own path. To enjoy every minute, whether it's writing a novel, giving a speech, or petting the kitties, it's your life. - Author: David Mezzapelle
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#25. Take it from your own life, write what you believe in. - Author: Cameron Crowe
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#26. Surely the whole point of writing your own life story is to be as honest as you possibly can, revealing everything about yourself that is most private and probably most interesting for that very reason. - Author: Judith Krantz
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#27. When you start writing about the stuff that is the central experience of your own life, you can talk about whatever you want, in whatever way you want. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#28. Be your own teacher. Let life write your textbook - Author: Richie Sambora
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#29. When I started writing seriously, I made the major discovery of my life - that I am right and everybody else is wrong if they disagree with me. What a great thing to learn: Don't listen to anyone else, and always go your own way. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#30. Think what you hope for is that at different times of your life you're able to write the poetry that reflects the moment that you're in on your own journey. - Author: Edward Hirsch
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#31. Search your own life for the story only you can tell. The best thing about writing from life is that you can be sure of using original material. And no research is needed beyond the time you spend looking deep inside your own heart. - Author: Elizabeth Held Forsyth
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#32. Take a great adventure to a place, learn the rich history and make your own observation about the place. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#33. I spend all my time trying to keep thoughts away and ignore them ... But here you are, trying to remember your own life, writing your thoughts down so that you don't forget. I suddenly realized what it would be like not to know, not to remember. - Author: Michael Scott
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