Shot of a pretty little cat biting the tip of a pen while its owner writes a note with him.
Idea Cat helps with idea. Photo from IStock Photos, by nensuria

Sometimes quotes from famous people can be quite profound. I thought I’d take some on the subject of creativity and share.

For anyone who has been told, “I have this idea. You write it and we’ll split the profits 50-50.”

Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.

Guy Kawasaki

This one reminded me of a writer I knew who was a gifted storyteller, but was too afraid to put her work out to the world.

The difference winning and losing is most often…not quitting.

Walt Disney

Sometimes writers falter because they’re afraid. The writer above put her writing in a drawer instead of risking rejection.

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.

John Wayne

When I broke up with my co-writer years ago, the one thing I had to do was get back up on my horse and write another book.

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.

M. Radmacker

And this one just because…

It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the Navy.

Steve Jobs