Writing Quotes

A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the word you first thought of.
– Burtram Mark Bacharach, 1898 – 1983

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
– Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867 – 1959

We need programs that will teach athletes how to spell “jump shot” rather than how to shoot it.
– Larry Hawkins

A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That’s basic spelling that every woman ought to know.
– Mistinguett, 1875 – 1956

Nothing you can’t spell will ever work.
– Will Rogers, 1879 – 1935
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
– Benjamin Franklin, 1706 – 1790

Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
– Charles Scribner, Jr.

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
– Elizabeth Hardwick

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
– George Bernard Shaw, 1856 – 1950

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
– Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Reading is a luxury in the same way that eating and breathing are.
– G. Armour Van Horn

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