Quotes for Writers

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He who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers - Henry David Thoreau

The Violets in the mountains have broken the rocks
- Tennessee Williams

"You have to die a few times before you can really
— Charles Bukowski

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming." — Pablo Neruda

"great writers are indecent people
they live unfairly
saving the best part for paper.
- Charles Bukowski

"to fight for each minute is to
fight for what is possible within
- Charles Bukowski

The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring." — Oscar Wilde

"What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.
— Joseph Addison

"You have made flowers grow where I cultivated dust and stones. - Robert Jordan

"The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chance of a snake or two, a pool that nobody's fathomed the depth of, and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind." — Katherine Mansfield

"Let us leave this place where the smoke blows black And the dark street winds and bends. Past the pits where the asphalt flowers grow
We shall walk with a walk that is measured and slow,
And watch where the chalk-white arrows go
To the place where the sidewalk ends."
— Shel Silverstein

"You throw thorns, falling in my silence they become flowers." — Siddhārtha Gautama

"The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers." — Rabindranath Tagore

"The earth laughs in flowers."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

"How does one become a butterfly? They have to want to learn to fly so much that you are willing to...
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