Writing Quotations

I re-blogged this post because it made me think that great quotes are a prelude to reading and every author knows what they say may very well have consequences like causing someone to picking up a book and start reading. The words written on a page can change lives, like turning on a light bulb in someone’s mind. That someone may decide to finish high school or go to college or start a movement that may lead to social change, or cause someone to hold on to life when all else seems lost. Writers have the power to change the world, and writers have changed the world.  That is why quotes from  insightful writers and others are so important.  So, thank  you  Dr. French and so many others who share amazing quotes, that may motivate someone to pick up a book and read.

 

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“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.”

                                                                     Ernest Hemingway

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“Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.”

                                                                    Stephen King

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And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.

                                                                   William Shakespeare

                                   A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act 5. Scene 1)

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K DeMers Dowdall

Karen DeMers Dowdall was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. She has lived in Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and England. Karen has a PhD, MSN, BSN, RN in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. “Books of every genre teach us about life, how we think, and view the world." She has written poems and little short stories since she was a child. Karen loves art, she enjoys drawing, painting in oils, pastels, colored pencils, and doing portraiture. She has also taken ballet, Jazz, and modern dance since she was three years old and owned her own dance studio.

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