Aimee’s Top Ten Writers Quotes

What Do Your Favourite Authors Say About Success, Failure, Creativity & Staying Focused?

Writing A QuoteAuthors are a great example of entrepreneurial activity because their role involves balancing both creativity (in writing the book) and business (in getting someone important to read it). It’s heading towards the summer now, but that doesn’t mean us world-changers can slack off – in fact it’s the perfect opportunity to take some time off and do quite the opposite. This was something Joe talked about extensively in his last blog post here.

So with that in mind, here are my top ten most inspirational writers quotes. Whether you’re a writer or not, reading these will hopefully give you the boost you need to keep up the hard work this summer.

Aimee’s Top 10 Writer’s Quotes…

J.R.R Tolkien – Author of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ & ‘The Hobbit’

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.

C.S Lewis – Author of ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement

J.K Rowling – Author of the ‘Harry Potter’ Series

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.

Related Reading: J.K. Rowling: A Wizard With Words… Life & Lessons

Charles Dickens – Author of ‘Oliver Twist’ & ‘A Christmas Carol’

An idea, like a ghost… must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

Tennessee Williams – Playwright of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ & ‘The Glass Menagerie’

The future is called ‘perhaps’ which is the only possible thing too call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.

Maya Angelou – Author of Poetry Anthology ‘Still I Rise’ & Multiple Autobiographies such as ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

Stephen King – Author of ‘IT’, ‘Carrie’ & ‘The Shining’

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

Related Reading: Stephen King: The Man Behind The Misery… Life & Lessons

William Shakespeare – Playwright of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘Othello’ & ‘Macbeth’

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.

Dr. Seuss – Children’s Poet & Author of ‘The Cat in the Hat’ & ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.

Tea Obreht – Author of ‘The Tiger’s Wife’

Being taken seriously, for a young writer, is a wonderful form of encouragement, but at the same time, I don’t think one should ever feel like attempting a kind of artistic endeavor is beyond your scope just because of age or inexperience.

Staying inspired is one of the greatest motivational methods the self-developer has, and that’s why One Life Success occasionally provides you with these quote-posts.

But don’t just take our word for it. Researching into other successful people is a great way to understand the possibility of success, you can learn more about the lives and lessons of some success people including some of the above here.

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