Five Great Quotations about Why We Write

“Writing it seemed to have higher quality than not writing it, that was all.” – Robert M. Pirsig

“We write to rekindle the inner spirit.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again.” – Kelly Marcel & Sue Smith

“A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it.” – Roald Dahl

“Why did I write? Because I found life unsatisfactory.” – Tennessee Williams