Friday, 13 January 2012

Journal Writing Prompt 34 - Your Favourite Quotes

It's an easy one today. Write in your journal (and feel free to share them here in the comments if you wish) your favourite quotes.

I find that quotes often inspire me and motivate me. And when I come across a right quote at just the right time, it gives me a swift kick to start with the action. So quotes - even if they are clich├ęd - can be a great source to tap into.

What are your favourite quotes?

A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a witty person, but a pebble in the hands of a fool. ~Author Unknown


  1. There so many: here's a few
    'Write drunk; edit sober'
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I have written much less than most people who write; I have drunk much more than most people who drink.”
    Guy Debord
    'Jazz is like a banana: it has to be consumed on the spot.'
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  2. Hey Dolly:

    Here are some of my favorites:

    If you've heard this before, don't stop me. I want to hear it again. -Groucho Marx
    When I die I'd rather people ask why I have no monument then why I have one. -Cato
    I'm not saying it's your fault. I'm just blaming you. -Anon
    I don't drink anymore, but I don't drink any less.

    I collect thousands and have created a quote-a-day iPhone/Android site here if any are interested: