Found these two in the same place, and couldn’t resist:
Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
~ Mark Twain
I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.
~ James Michener
Both found at Resources for Writers at Suite101
Do you have a favorite quote roughly related to writing? Post it in comments and chances are I’ll up level to a post some Saturday – giving you credit of course.