If you look into the dark long enough, there is always something there.
W. B. Yeats

A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.
Charles Peguy

Remember, we’re madly in love, so it’s all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it


(Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games.)

Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.
Orson Scott Card

Writing is my time machine, takes me to the precise time and place I belong.
Jeb Dickerson

If you think about it, storytelling is, outside of breathing, eating, and sleeping, the most fundamental and time-consuming human activity there is. We listen to and tell stories all our lives.
Judith Nadell, John Langan, and Eliza A. Comodromos, The Longman Reader

Easy reading is damn hard writing.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.
Karl Kraus