Top 8 Quotes of Brenda Ueland

This is what I learned: that everybody is talented, original and has something important to say.

Brenda Ueland

The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people is that they act so continuously without much thinking, that it becomes dry and empty.

Brenda Ueland

Sometimes I think of life as a process where everybody is discouraging and taking everybody else down a peg or two.

Brenda Ueland

It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one’s mistakes. Of course they are mistakes. Go on to the next.

Brenda Ueland

I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like child stringing beads in kindergarten, – happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another.

Brenda Ueland

Families are great murderers of the creative impulse, particularly husbands.

Brenda Ueland

Even if I knew for certain that I would never have anything published again, and would never make another cent from it, I would still keep on writing.

Brenda Ueland

All children have creative power.

Brenda Ueland