Wednesday 13 August 2014

More Rejection Quotes

Here are ten more quotes from famous authors about handling rejection.

1.  True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful. (Paul Sweeney)

2.  Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections. (Brian Klemmer)

3.  Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm. (Norman Vincent Peale)

4.  Do not waste yourself on rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

5.  I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developping his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide. (Harper Lee)

6.  Remember:  when people tell you something's wrong or doesn't work for them , they are almost always right.  When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong. (Neil Gaiman)

7.  Real writers get rejection slips. (Hazel Rowley)

8.  The first draft of everything is [crap]. (Ernest Hemingway)

9.  I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can change adjust my sails to always reach my destination. (Jimmy Dean)

10.  Talent is essential in writing, but guts are absolutely essential. (Jessamyn West)

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