13+ Zany Writing Quotes That Will Make You Laugh Your Head Off

– Mark Twain


– Robert Benchley


Never, ever use repetitive redundancies. Don’t use no double negatives. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.

– William Safire


An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.

– Franklin P. Jones


Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.

– Christopher Hampton


– Dr. Samuel Johnson, to an aspiring writer


There’s not much to be said about the period except that most writers don’t reach it soon enough.

– William Zinsser


I try to leave out the parts that people skip.

– Elmore Leonard


It takes an awful lot of time to not write a book.

– Douglas Adams


I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

— Douglas Adams


— Robert Benchley


There are two kinds of people who sit around all day thinking about killing people…mystery writers and serial killers. I’m the kind that pays better.

— Richard Castle


Being an author is being in charge of your own personal insane asylum.

– Terri Guillemets


– Baltasar Gracian


Write a wise saying and your name will live forever.

– Unknown


Other than the physical act of putting pen to paper, I can’t think of another more important job duty of the writer than to stare wistfully out a window.

– Terri Guillemets



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