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“I longed to read everything I possibly could, and the things I read in turn produced new yearnings.” ~Patti Smith
“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us.” ~Franz Kafka
“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.” Anais Nin
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~Maya Angelou
“If you don’t think there is magic in writing, you probably won’t write anything magical.” ~Terry Brooks
“A writer is someone who spends years patiently trying to discover the second being inside him” Orhan Pamuk
“Forget the boring old dictum, ‘Write about what you know.’ Instead, seek out an unknown yet knowable area of experience that’s going to enhance your understanding of the world and write about that.” ~Rose Tremain