~Ernest Hemingway

It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way. ~Ernest Hemingway

~Harper Lee

I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide. ~Harper Lee

~Samuel Johnson

The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book. ~Samuel Johnson