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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Inspirational Quotes for Writers

F. Scott Fitzgerald received 287 rejection slips before he ever sold a word

All of us tend to put off living.  We are dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

All editors have different tastes and opinions, none of which are facts of undeniable truths

We must be willing to get rid of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting.

Joseph Campbell

Success in any endeavor does not happen by accident. Rather, it's the result of deliberate decisions, conscious effort, and immense persistence — all directed at specific goals.~Gary Ryan Blair

Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself.  That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.
Sophia Loren

“In fact, researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.” 
Malcolm Gladwell
, Outliers: The Story of Success

1 comment:

Daisy said...

I enjoyed these quotes today. They are inspiring and lifted my spirits. Thank you. Hope you have a nice Sunday!