Ability to write quotes:

  • The ultimate test of a finished account executive is his ability to write a sound marketing plan. -- Morris Hite
  • The ability to write and read books is one of the things that transformed us as a species. -- James Gleick
  • Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. -- Alfred Edward Housman
  • Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. -- A. E. Housman
  • What is it that really makes us, us? It's our collective intelligence. It's our ability to write things down, our language and our consciousness. -- Louise Leakey
  • We are going from reading our genetic code to the ability to write it. That gives us the hypothetical ability to do things never contemplated before. -- Craig Venter
  • Early on, it's good to develop the ability to write. Learning to write is a useful exercise, even if what you're writing about is not that relevant. -- Walter Gilbert
  • I don't think I'd have the stamina, skill or ability to write a novel, but I'd love to write short stories and poetry, because those are my two passions. -- Daniel Radcliffe
  • I had this unusual mix of curiosity, the ability to write in ways people understood, and when I appeared, viewers seemed to trust me to get them through some cataclysmic changes. -- Tom Brokaw
  • For some reason, I have always had a really good ability to write children in a way that's realistic but not annoying. The key to that is underwriting them: peel back the dialogue and keep it simple. -- Jeff Lemire
  • My readers often tell me that what they admire about my books is my ability to write from so many points of view. My challenge to myself is whether I'll ever be able to write a novel just from one point of view. It seems impossible. -- Julia Glass
  • As an actor, there is room for a certain amount of creativity, but you're always ultimately going to be saying somebody else's words. I don't think I'd have the stamina, skill or ability to write a novel, but I'd love to write short stories and poetry, because those are my two passions. -- Daniel Radcliffe
  • Worry destroys the ability to write. -- Ernest Hemingway
  • Growth in the ability to write comes in spurts. -- Jane Yolen
  • The story is always better than your ability to write it. -- Robin McKinley
  • The only quality needed for an MP is the ability to write a good letter. -- Harold MacMillan
  • The ability to write compelling emails may be the single most useful talent an organizer can possess. -- Bill McKibben
  • Worry destroys the ability to write. Ill health is bad in the ratio that it produces worry which attacks your subconscious and destroys your reserves. -- Ernest Hemingway
  • The only equivalent plunge from genius I could think of was Ernest Hemmingway's tragic loss of ability to write. Hemmingway got up one morning and shot himself. Nicklaus got up the next morning and shot 66. -- Ian Wooldridge
  • Stuart Clark's The Sun Kings is undoubtedly the most gripping and brilliant popular-science history account that I have ever read. It is informative, accurate, and relevant. Clark's ability to write so vividly makes me seethe with jealousy. -- Owen Gingerich
  • I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs. -- Roger Waters
  • I think people who write for kids, we have that ability to go back into our own lives. -- Judy Blume
  • When I write in the studio, I tend to gravitate toward the ability to play really loud, aggressive, post-punk stuff, with big, heavy guitars and a big rock drum sound. -- Tom DeLonge
  • Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes. -- Karl Kraus
  • I had a horrible heart attack and still have symptoms of that sometimes. Then cancer, which is in remission. But the stroke is the hardest thing because I just lost my ability to speak and to write. -- Clayton M. Christensen
  • What has been adjudicated and established in the wake of Vietnam and the Civil Rights movement is the ability of the press to basically write or broadcast almost anything about the government. There's very few restrictions in that way. -- Lowell Bergman
  • I think probably you can either write for kids, or you can't. That ability to imaginatively be a child and see the world as a child and feel and think like a child - you either have that ability or you don't. -- Morris Gleitzman
  • My main goal as a songwriter is to make something that inspires people. To write things about my life that people can relate to. Whether it's a whole record or just one song for someone, I hope it can do that for them. Knowing that I have the ability to do that is inspiring to me. -- Kate Voegele
  • Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write! -- H. G. Wells
  • My vocal ability is very limited, but I'm fortunate in that I can write the songs around my vocal limitations. -- Glenn Tipton
  • We expect the states to show us whether or not we're achieving simple objectives-like literacy, literacy in math, the ability to read and write. -- George W. Bush
  • Be passionate about what you write, believe in your ability to convey timeless ideas, and let no one tell you what what you're capable of. -- Christina Westover
  • I communicate with fans on Twitter. I enjoy the ability to impulsively write something and ship it out to the fans and fellow tweeters out there. -- Neil Diamond