500 Quotes about Authors, Books, Publishing: 41-50

I will be listing 500 quotes for you to use on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. “I quote others to better express myself.” Montaigne.

“Most of what readers think is done unconsciously, which is the exact reason I write to entertain their subconscious.” ~ Ron Knight

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.” ~ Gloria Steinem

“For as long as the book exists, the author cannot perish.” ~ Richard de Bury

“Once you have the readers’ sympathy, they will follow you anywhere.” ~ The Ghost Writer, by Robert Harris

“The words in your book can actually change the lives of readers.” ~ Ron Knight

“It is with books, as with men-a very small number play a great part; the rest are lost in the multitude.” ~ Voltaire

“Write quickly and you will never write well. Write well, and you will soon write quickly.” ~ Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, 65 A.D.

“Even readers have gatekeepers. Their gatekeepers are values, goals, passions, and emotions that influence their daily lives. Understanding and relating to those influences is your key to breaking down their gatekeepers.” ~ Ron Knight

“Everything that is written merely to please the author is worthless.” ~ Blaise Pascal

“Research your genre and story ideas to the point that no one in the world knows more about it than you.” ~ Ron Knight

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