Because if you're trying to write and you have unlimited time, you can procrastinate an unlimited account, but if you have limited time, you rush to the page trying to get something down in the little bit of fragment of time that you have, and you may write a great deal that way.

- Julia Cameron

When I went in, my editor said, 'I hope you don't think you're a writer.' And I said, 'I hope you don't think I'm a journalist.' And, uh, turned out we were both right.

- Julia Cameron

Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.

- Julia Cameron

I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something. Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow.

- Julia Cameron

Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite - getting something down.

- Julia Cameron

When I ask for help with my creativity, I get it.

- Julia Cameron

I believe that when we ask to be led, we are led, and there's nothing too small or esoteric for spiritual help.

- Julia Cameron

I started writing morning pages just to keep my hand in, you know, just because I was a writer and I didn't know what else to do but write. And then one day as I was writing, a character came sort of strolling in and I realized, Oh my God, I don't have to be just a screenwriter. I can write novels.

- Julia Cameron

Love is the substance of all life. Everything is connected in love, absolutely everything.

- Julia Cameron

Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough - that we should try again.

- Julia Cameron