Writing For Yourself Quotes

Writing For Yourself Quotes by Cassandra Clare, William S. Burroughs, Avi, Dr. Seuss, Michael Jordan, Leonardo da Vinci and many others.

For such a long time, when you're a writer, you really

For such a long time, when you’re a writer, you really are just writing for yourself, and maybe a few friends. So it’s really amazing when your book gets out there and more people are reading and responding to it. It really makes the world of the books feel real.
Cassandra Clare
I think all writers write for an audience. There is no such thing as writing for yourself.
William S. Burroughs
I think you become a writer when you stop writing for yourself
or your teachers and start thinking about readers.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
Leonardo da Vinci
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.
William Wordsworth
I learned the enormous power of writing for yourself, especially now that people seem to be receptive to the fact that women can write.
Maya Rudolph
Books are great for if you want to work on the craft of writing for yourself, or, you know, to write novels or indie films, stuff like that.
Thomas Lennon
Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.
Bernard Baruch
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
Benjamin Spock
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
Cyril Connolly
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
e. e. cummings
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
e. e. cummings
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do…Try to be better than yourself.
John Steinbeck
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt