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How to write something quote worthy June 4, 2010

Filed under: Copywriting,Social media tips,Writing — sallyhanan @ 10:57 pm
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We all have moments in our lives when sentences come out of our mouths and the people listening seems to dissolve in rapturous admiration. Well, maybe I’m exaggerating. :) Nevertheless, how is it possible to get that kind of genius into our writing?

Some of the things we love about quotes:
They make us laugh.
They make us think more deeply.
They make us seem more interesting.

We all have the ability to come up with a string of words. How can we do that in one sentence that is funny, interesting, and thoughtful?

My dog is on the floor, eyes closed, hair decorating the carpet around him. What can I put together? What comes to mind?
A dog’s life
Get back in your kennel.
Dog flaps
Bad hair day
Mute
Dry food
Doggone it!

Doggone it—a phrase invented because of a missing steak and a lick of a dog’s lips.

If I think about marriage, I think of
affection
support
friendship
assumptions
sarcasm
disagreements


“Building a marriage is like building a house—laying one stubborn brick on another with love as the cement.”

“When you open your heart to another you take the risk of being hurt deeply, but you also open yourself to being loved fully.

Your turn.

If I think about family, I think of
memories
laughter
food
closeness
trust

See what you can come up with. . . .

 

 

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