The Best Pencil quotes

When starting a new business, it’s important to keep your head held high and stay motivated. What better way to do that than by reading some motivational pencil quotes? This compilation of quotes will remind you that anything is possible if you put your mind to it and stay determined.

1. I’ve got to feel the pencil and see the words at the end of the pencil. — William Faulkner

2. The use of the right word, the exact word, is the difference between a pencil with a sharp point and a thick crayon. — Peter Marshall

3. Said Hamlet to Ophelia, I’ll draw a sketch of thee.What kind of pencil shall I use?2B or not 2B? — Spike Milligan

4. A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it. — Theodor Adorno

5. I am like a little pencil in God’s hand. He does the writing. The pencil has nothing to do with it. — Mother Teresa

6. I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning. — Samuel Beckett

7. When the last dime is gone, I’ll sit on the curb outside with a pencil and a ten cent notebook and start the whole thing over again. — Preston Sturges

8. I don’t use a typewriter, I write longhand, with a pencil. Essentially I’m a horizontal writer. I think better when I’m lying down. — Truman Capote

9. College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil. — Ruby Wax

10. I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil. — Truman Capote

11. The writer doesn’t need economic freedom. All he needs is a pencil and some paper. — William Faulkner

12. Truth needs no color; beauty, no pencil. — William Shakespeare

13. I believe that the combination of pencil and memory creates a kind of practical magic, and magic is dangerous. — Stephen King

14. I’ve got to feel the pencil and see the words at the end of the pencil. — William Faulkner

15. Sometimes I wish life was written pencil so we could erase it and write it all over again. — Thisuri Wanniarachchi, COLOMBO STREETS

16. It is possible to draw a straight line with a crooked pencil. — Matshona Dhliwayo

17. We are all pencils in the hand of God. — Mother Teresa

18. I’ll pluck out my eye with a pencil and eat it with a Spam and mustard sandwich IF ONLY you’ll sit me at lunch today, MacKenzie! — Rachel Renée Russell, Tales from a Not–So–Fabulous Life

19. Nasa spent millions of dollars inventing the ball–point pen so they could write in space. The Russians took a pencil. — Will Chabot

20. What are you gonna do, angel face? Stab me with your eyebrow pencil? — Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Kiss an Angel

21. Free from ivory–towerthe pencil twirlsacross the footpath — Santosh Kalwar

22. I’ve been writing, but I haven’t been writing. In my mind I’ve been saying I want to write, but I haven’t actually physically picked up a pencil and started writing. — Serena Williams

23. I’ll pluck out my eye with a pencil and eat it with a Spam and mustard sandwich IF ONLY you’ll sit me at lunch today, MacKenzie! — Rachel Renée Russell, Tales from a Not–So–Fabulous Life

24. We need to sharpen our focus & live to the point just like a pencil. — Robin S. Sharma

25. The natural fragrance of her body was a spicy, angry smell like that of fresh pencil shavings. — Michael Chabon

26. I love black because it affirms, designs and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke. — Yves Saint Laurent

27. A fellowship of secret scholars spent five hundred years on this task. Now we’re penciling it in for a Friday morning. — Robin Sloan, Mr. Penumbra’s 24–Hour Bookstore

28. I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil. — Truman Capote

29. The piano may do for love–sick girls who lace themselves to skeletons, and lunch on chalk, pickles and slate pencils, but give me the banjo. — Mark Twain

30. People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph. — Walt Disney

31. Where joy in an old pencil is not absurd. — May Sarton, Selected Poems

32. I have gotten everything from a one–page letter written in pencil to a 50–page computer generated masterpiece. — Ron Pearson

33. Said Hamlet to Ophelia, I’ll draw a sketch of thee.What kind of pencil shall I use?2B or not 2B? — Spike Milligan

34. Truth needs no color; beauty, no pencil. — William Shakespeare

35. I am like a little pencil in God’s hand. He does the writing. The pencil has nothing to do with it. — Mother Teresa

36. Life without a purpose is like an unsharpened pencil — it has no point.

37. I’m one of the world’s greatest pencil sharpeners. — Truman Capote

38. In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing. — Vincent Van Gogh

39. Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It’s made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners! — Roald Dahl

40. I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil. — Truman Capote

41. When the last dime is gone, I’ll sit on the curb outside with a pencil and a ten cent notebook and start the whole thing over again. — Preston Sturges

42. The use of the right word, the exact word, is the difference between a pencil with a sharp point and a thick crayon. — Peter Marshall

43. Broken pencils still write beautiful songs. — Matshona Dhliwayo

44. A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage. — Robert S. McNamara

45. Songwriters can’t explain. You get an idea and you don’t know where it’s come from. And if you’re lucky, you have a pencil or pen and can write it down. — Pete Seeger

46. The pencil sharpener is about as far as I have ever got in operating a complicated piece of machinery with any success. — Robert Benchley

47. Nasa spent millions of dollars inventing the ball–point pen so they could write in space. The Russians took a pencil. — Will Chabot

48. I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning. — Samuel Beckett

49. I have gotten everything from a one–page letter written in pencil to a 50–page computer generated masterpiece. — Ron Pearson

50. The tale of your life is written second by second, as shifting as the flip of a pencil to an eraser. — Mitch Albom

We hope that these quotes about pencils have inspired you to use and appreciate them in your own life. Whether it’s for writing, sketching, and creating, pencils are important tools that can help us express our creativity. So, the next time you pick up a pencil, take a moment to reflect on the power of the pencil and its ability to help us create something beautiful.

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