Life Lessons From 10 Famous Writers

Writers have a way of transforming their life experiences into life lessons. Here are 10 inspiring life lessons from famous writers.

1. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”  Haruki Murakami

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2. “I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble” Rudyard Kipling

3. “Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson.” Paulo Coelho

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4. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”  J.K. Rowling

5. “There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.”  Maya Angelou

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6. “You must live life with the full knowledge that your actions will remain. We are creatures of consequence.” Zadie Smith,

7. “The voice says, maybe you don’t go to hell for the things you do. Maybe you go to hell for the things you don’t do. The things you don’t finish.”  Chuck Palahniuk

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8. “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain

9. “There was only one guy in the whole Bible Jesus ever personally promised a place with him in Paradise. Not Peter, not Paul, not any of those guys. He was a convicted thief, being executed. So don’t knock the guys on death row. Maybe they know something you don’t.”  Neil Gaiman

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10. “… time is a master of ceremonies who always ends up putting us in our rightful place, we advance, stop, and retreat according to his orders, our mistake lies in imagining that we can catch him out.” José Saramago