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Emilio Estevez Quotes

I hope you find these Emilio Estevez Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Writing is a lonely job unless you're a drinker,
in which case you always have a friend within reach.
- Emilio Estevez

I think I've matured to a great extent.
I think that I want different things now.
That it's not about the celebrity status that you receive
because you're doing the next hot movie.
It's about doing good work.
- Emilio Estevez

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

Writing is a dance with the uncertainties of language.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa


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I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
- Laurie Anderson

We do not need to proselytize
either by our speech or by our writing.
We can only do so really with our lives.
Let our lives be open books for all to study.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
- Joan Didion

The digital revolution is far more significant than
the invention of writing or even of printing.
- Douglas Engelbart

Nothing goes by luck in composition.
It allows of no tricks.
The best you can write will be the best you are.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career.
I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party,
what my son was writing.
I was thinking about Legos.
- Jill Clayburgh

I get a great high from writing.
- Walter Hill

If you make your living writing, and you can't write anything,
it's over.
It's very frightening.
- Sting

Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they
are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
- Ishmael Reed

To do the writing, I have to have time to do research.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

The importance to the writer of first writing must
be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
- Elizabeth Bowen

When you're working with a smaller budget I suppose
one of the things that has to be in your mind when
you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum.
- Atom Egoyan

So, I outlined a horror novel and started writing.
- George Stephen

Writing, when properly managed, (as you may be sure
I think mine is) is but a different name for conversation.
- Laurence Sterne

Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever
devised for sins committed in previous lives.
The English reading public explains the reason why.
- James Joyce

I started writing songs at age 15.
- Vince Clarke

Sonnets are guys writing in English,
imitating an Italian song form.
It was a form definitely sung as often as it was recited.
- Steve Earle

I have writing songs on my own for about six years.
- Joanna Newsom

I write lustily and humorously.
It isn't calculated; it's the way I think.
I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am.
- Erica Jong

I've often been accused of making anthropology into literature,
but anthropology is also field research.
Writing is central to it.
- Clifford Geertz

Writing songs is super intimate.
It's a bit like getting naked.
- Gwen Stefani

I can write for any magazine now, in any voice.
I can do it in two hours, I could do it in my sleep,
it's like writing a grocery list.
- Ann Patchett

I'm honestly as happy writing Superman Adventures as I am writing Wanted.
- Mark Millar

I was uncomfortable writing fiction.
My love was the personal essay, rather than the novel.
- Alain de Botton

I love writing about my job because I loved it,
and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man.
It was like holidays with pay to me.
- James Herriot

I was always drawn to Broadway musicals,
and obviously composers like Gershwin,
Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that
I found wildly impressive.
- Marvin Hamlisch

I think some aspects of writing can be taught.
Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent.
But you can help with comfort.
- Toni Morrison

At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book,
but fully engaged with writing screenplays,
so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head -
is barely formed yet.
- Rose Tremain

Writing on a contract for a major studio you get the very best.
- Terry Southern

I like to be surprised.
Fresh implications and plot twists erupt as a story unfolds.
Characters develop backgrounds, adding depth and feeling.
Writing feels like exploring.
- David Brin

My writing improved the more I wrote -
and the more I read good writing,
from Shakespeare on down.
- Dick Schaap

I think if one wants to be in a continual state of
insanity one should stay married to that writing partner.
- Barry Mann

Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun,
and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career.
- Jack Prelutsky

Have a working spouse, because you won't earn a living from writing -
not at first,
if ever.
My wife worked for years to support us.
- Piers Anthony

When I was confronted with official tuition,
the academic thing, I could see no relationship whatever
between that and the music I'd been writing since I was 11.
- Harrison Birtwistle

Anarchists prepare for social revolution and use every means-
speech,
writing, or deed, whichever is more to the point -
to accelerate revolutionary development.
- Johann Most

Nothing matters but the writing.
There has been nothing else worthwhile...
a stain upon the silence.
- Samuel Beckett

It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act,
but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters.
- Bryce Dallas Howard

Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven,
writing poetry.
I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great
refuge through adolescence.
- Harry Mathews

I've been to a lot of places and done a lot of things,
but writing was always first.
It's a kind of pain I can't do without.
- Robert Penn Warren

Although I like the work I've done in the past,
I like what I'm writing now even more.
- Cynthia Weil

It's very strange writing science fiction in a world
that moves as fast as ours does.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Painting and writing are solitary arts.
- Conrad Hall

When I was young, I just sat down and started playing Chopsticks at the piano.
I got so far and then lost interest.
Eventually, I regained it and started writing songs.
- Otis Blackwell

For me, writing is 75 percent procrastinating and 25
percent actually sitting down and working.
- Zooey Deschanel

I don't think the creative writing industry has helped American poetry.
- Robert Morgan

Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have
to make money by writing about it.
I detest them.
- Virginia Woolf

I do love using keyboards and I love writing keyboard parts,
but I am not a player in the true sense of the word.
- Geddy Lee

At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers'
groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
- Bernard Cornwell

The use of criticism, in periodical writing,
is to sift, not to stamp a work.
- Margaret Fuller

Writing as a woman presents enormous problems but I
have attempted it several times and haven't had many complaints.
- Jim Harrison

Somebody's always getting me to come lecture to their writing class,
and I don't talk about writing at all,
I talk about the business of making a living at this racket.
- Jerry Pournelle

I don't know why I started writing.
I don't know why anybody does it.
Maybe they're bored, or failures at something else.
- Cormac McCarthy

There is no way of writing well and also of writing easily.
- Anthony Trollope

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man;
and writing an exact man.
- Francis Bacon

I compose my own stuff.
I've been writing songs with words.
I've been playing more on the keyboard because I can
transpose it to sheet music on the computer.
- Alicia Witt

Few writers are willing to admit writing is autobiographical.
- Terry McMillan

I'm passionate again about writing.
This is important to me; it's got to be the comeback book.
- Jeffrey Archer

Shakespeare was a dramatist of note who lived by writing things to quote.
- H. C. Bunner

Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank
sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
- Gene Fowler

My favorite period is World War II, and I'm in the
middle of writing my fourth novel set in that era.
- Ken Follett

For a director and a producer to be named on the writing
credits is practically unheard of.
- Terry Southern


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