Natalie Goldberg Quotes

Most popular Natalie Goldberg Quotes

First thoughts have tremendous energy.  It is the way the mind first flashes on something.
— Natalie Goldberg Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within


Even an ice cream parlor—a definite advantage—does not alleviate the sorrow I feel for a town lacking a bookstore.
— Natalie Goldberg Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer’s Craft


As writers we live life twice, like a cow that eats its food once and then regurgitates it to chew and digest it again. We have a second chance at biting into our experience and examining it.
— Natalie Goldberg The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing

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