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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on peace, inner peace, equanimity, calm, and writing

My favorite piece of technical writing: Assembly of Japanese bicycle require great peace of mind.

Robert M. Pirsig (1928 -)

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A Quote by Alison L Mackie on writing, alison mackie, blood, and words

Writing without words? Its not easy, I tell you! I stab the pen into my heart and let the blood flow. No more ink, no more words, no more b.s. Just me.

Alison Mackie

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A Quote by Alison L Mackie on alison mackie and writing

At 4 a.m. i awaken to a whispered gentle plea: paragraphs begging so beautifully: write me, write me, write me.

Alison Mackie

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A Quote by Brenda Ueland on work, love, passion, writing, and difficulty

Know that it is good to work. Work with love, and think of liking it when you do it. It is easy and interesting. It is a privilege. There is nothing hard about it but your anxious vanity and fear of failure.

Brenda Ueland

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A Quote by Brenda Ueland on fear, truth, seriousness, importance, courage, life, beginning, and writing

We are always afraid to start something that we want to make very good, true, and serious.

Brenda Ueland

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A Quote by Brenda Ueland on inspiration, art, energy, writing, creativity, peace, and stillness

Inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic energy striving, but it comes to us slowly and quietly and all the time.

Brenda Ueland

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A Quote by Brenda Ueland on writing, creativity, joy, happiness, and art

I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like child stringing beads in kindergarten, - happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another.

Brenda Ueland

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A Quote by Brenda Ueland on mistakes, forgivenness, moving on, letting go, writing, and art

It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one's mistakes. Of course they are mistakes. Go on to the next.

Brenda Ueland

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A Quote by Brenda Ueland on writing, publishing, art, and creativity

Even if I knew for certain that I would never have anything published again, and would never make another cent from it, I would still keep on writing.

Brenda Ueland

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A Quote by Milan Kundera on novels, writing, astonishment, existence, and humanity

The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.

Milan Kundera

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