Easy reading is damn hard writing.
— Nathaniel Hawthorne
Some stories are true that never happened.
— Elie Wiesel
Creativity is an act of defiance.
— Twyla Tharp
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
— Henry David Thoreau
You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
— Maya Angelou
Writing is a struggle against silence.
— Carlos Fuentes
Be obscure clearly.
— E.B. White
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
— Anna Freud
I try to leave out the parts that people skip.
— Elmore Leonard
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
— Charles Mingus