Writing For Yourself Quotes

Writing For Yourself Quotes by Benjamin Spock, Bernard Baruch, John Steinbeck, William S. Burroughs, e. e. cummings, Ralph Waldo Emerson and many others.

Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.

Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
Benjamin Spock
Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.
Bernard Baruch
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do…Try to be better than yourself.
John Steinbeck
I think all writers write for an audience. There is no such thing as writing for yourself.
William S. Burroughs
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
e. e. cummings
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Books are great for if you want to work on the craft of writing for yourself, or, you know, to write novels or indie films, stuff like that.
Thomas Lennon
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt
I think you become a writer when you stop writing for yourself
or your teachers and start thinking about readers.
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.
William Wordsworth
I learned the enormous power of writing for yourself, especially now that people seem to be receptive to the fact that women can write.
Maya Rudolph
For such a long time, when you’re a writer, you really are just writing for yourself, and maybe a few friends. So it’s really amazing when your book gets out there and more people are reading and responding to it. It really makes the world of the books feel real.
Cassandra Clare
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
e. e. cummings
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
Leonardo da Vinci
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
Cyril Connolly