Better to be in demand than ignored.
~No idea who said this an an internet search produces way too many hits to sift through.
The only reward to be expected from the cultivation of literature is contempt if one fails and and hatred if one succeeds.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
~Henry David Thoreau
I will never stop writing. People often ask when I will retire, but I say it’s none of their business. Writing defines who I am. I love the feeling of holding a finished book in my hands, and then I can’t wait to start the great adventure of writing the next one.
~Barbara Taylor Bradford
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.