Quotes on Writing

Here are some interesting quotes on writing:

  • “[Henry] James began at a different place entirely, with the effort to portray a convincing mind at work on reality” (Booth 43).

Booth, Wayne C. The Rhetoric of Fiction. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983. Print.

  • “One good reading of one good passage is worth as much as anything there is, because the person achieving it is living life fully in that time” (Booth xii).

Booth, Wayne, C. A Rhetoric of Irony. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1975. Print.

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