Keeping A Journal Quotes

Keeping A Journal Quotes by Stephen Covey, Oprah Winfrey, George Fetherling, Pablo Picasso, Robin Sharma, C. S. Lewis and many others.

Writing is another powerful way to sharpen the mental s

Writing is another powerful way to sharpen the mental saw. Keeping a journal of our thoughts, experiences, insights, and learnings promotes mental clarity, exactness, and context.
Stephen Covey
Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you’d never imagine.
Oprah Winfrey
I suffered from a quite severe speech impediment when I was young, and keeping a journal was part of the therapy.
George Fetherling
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso
Writing in a journal reminds you of your goals and of your learning in life. It offers a place where you can hold a deliberate, thoughtful conversation with yourself.
Robin Sharma
Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
C. S. Lewis
Whether you’re keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it’s the same thing. What’s important is you’re having a relationship with your mind.
Natalie Goldberg
If there was no other motive in view [except] to have the privilege of reading over our journals and for our children to read, it would pay for the time spent in writing it.
Wilford Woodruff
There’s pressure to come up with something genius every time. I feel like I keep letting myself down with my Twitter posts. I have to start keeping a journal of rough drafts of prophetic ideas about the world.
Ari Graynor
In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.
Susan Sontag
I am carrying out my plan, so long formulated, of keeping a journal. What I most keenly wish is not to forget that I am writing for myself alone. Thus I shall always tell the truth, I hope, and thus I shall improve myself. These pages will reproach me for my changes of mind.
Eugene Delacroix
Keeping a journal is like taking good care of one’s heart.
Ted Kooser
I feel happy to be keeping a journal again. I’ve missed it, missed naming things as they appear, missed the half hour when I push all duties aside and savor the experience of being alive in this beautiful place.
May Sarton
Keeping a journal of what’s going on in your life is a good way to help you distill what’s important and what’s not.
Martina Navratilova
People who keep journals have life twice
Jessamyn West
Starting the blog was a way for me to generate this nonfiction first-person voice naturally, gradually, without feeling performance anxiety. It felt a bit like keeping journals when I was younger, but connecting to an instant readership without having to wait for publication made it also immediately satisfying.
Kate Christensen
I’ve never been one for keeping a journal, so my songs were my journals. They allowed me to express my feelings and let people know what was going on with me. I knew that somebody would relate.
Janet Jackson