Five Great Quotations about Pleasure of Writing

“There is more pleasure to building castles in the air than on the ground.” – Edward Gibbon

“Next to doing things that deserve to be written, nothing gets a man more credit, or gives him more pleasure than to write things that deserve to be read.” – Lord Chesterfield

“Writing is the hardest work in the world. I have been a bricklayer and a truck driver, and I tell you – as if you haven’t been told a million times already – that writing is harder. Lonelier. And nobler and more enriching.” – Harlan Ellison

“You dream of writing the Great American Novel, but not because of the status or money it will bring.” – Martha Alderson

“Writing is the geometry of the soul.” – Plato