Writing--The Ultimate Quotation Collection #1

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Writing—The Ultimate Quotation Collection #1


21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

201 Page Quotation Collection on Writing

This 201 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Writing. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Writing, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Writing:

Yes, there is no doubt that paper is patient and as I don’t intend to show this cardboard-covered notebook bearing the proud name of ‘diary’ to anyone, unless I find a real friend, boy or girl, probably nobody cares. And now I come to the root of the matter, the reason for my starting a diary; it is that I have no such real friend.

--Anne Frank

The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.

--Robert Cormier

When I am asked what kind of writing is the most lucrative, I have to say, ransom notes.

--H. N. Swanson

You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.

—Jodi Picoult

Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down. Rewrite in process is usually found to be an excuse for not going on.

--John Steinbeck

Don’t say the old lady screamed—bring her on and let her scream

—Mark Twain

Verbose writing creates comatose readers.

--Elyse Sommer

Every kind of writing is good save that which bores.


Simplicity is the glory of expression.

--Walt Whitman

The aim of writing is to enable people a little better to enjoy life or a little better to endure it.

--W. H. Auden

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