500 Quotes about Authors, Books, Publishing: 51- 60

I will be listing 500 quotes for you to use on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. We now have 60 of the 500 posted in blogs.

“Shut off the television and turn on your book.” ~ Ron Knight

“If I’m not in the middle of a literary project, I’m utterly lost, unhappy, and distressed. As soon as I get started, I clam down.” ~ Kaari Utrio

“When ideas fail, a word comes to save the situation.” ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” ~ Mark Twain

“Every word written is a victory against death.” ~ Michel Butor

“Shhh…Listen to your readers.” ~ Ron Knight

“There is only one final judge of writing and that is the writer.” ~ Drood

“You need the reader thinking about you, before they will think about buying your books.” ~ Ron Knight

“Many readers judge the power of a book by the shock it gives their feelings.” ~ Longfellow

“I am crazy. I have delusions and visions. I write them down and people pay me to read them.” ~ Lisey’s Story, by Stephen King

For more on Ron Knight, go to www.authorronknight.com

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  1. All writers! Tune in to Ron Knight’s blog for inspiration, a laugh, and a lot of insight into the writing process. And bloggers…add it to your blog roll. We need to spread words until they inundate every low spot, like water seeking its level, until everyone become a reader.