15 quotes from famous writers that died in 2014Buzzfeed compiled a series of quotes from some of the influential writers that passed away in 2014.

Inspiring. Grumpy. Funny. Wise. The quotes run the gamut, but they’re all worth reading.

Here are a few of my favorites:

“Each moment is a place you’ve never been.” – Mark Strand

“Once I began to read, I began to exist.” – Walter Dean Myers

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” – Gabriel García Márquez.

Check out Buzzfeed to see all 15 quotes.

What are some of your favorite quotes about writing from authors and poets living or dead? Let me know in the comments below.

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is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer who now lives in Portland, Maine after more than a decade in Portland, Oregon. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in POETRY, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Magma Poetry, and more. He is the 2013 winner of Boulevard's Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2014 recipient of a Maine Literary Award in the category of "Short Works Poetry."

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