I guess I just couldn’t get enough of writers dry humor, so here is another list of (hilarious) quotes by some (hilarious) writers.
Long, hard slog today writing the Great American Tweet.
(That was it…what do you think? Pulitzer?)
– Greg Tamblyn
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.
– Christopher Hampton
As far as I’m concerned, “whom” is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
– Calvin Trillin
Listen up, Internet: there is no “h” in “wacky.” Got that? THERE IS NO “H” IN “WACKY.” Thank you.
– Dave Barry
Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications.
– Fran Lebowitz
Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public.
– Paulo Coelho
There’s not much to be said about the period except that most writers don’t reach it soon enough.
– William Zinsser
Never, ever use repetitive redundancies. Don’t use no double negatives. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.
– William Safire
Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial “we.”
– Mark Twain
Well if you aren’t convinced now, there is no hope for you.
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