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Top 30 Diary Quotes

Top 30 Diary Quotes
1. The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.-James Matthew Barrie

 

2. When all is said and done, leading a good life is more important than keeping a good diary.-Anonymous

 

3. A diary is the last place to go if you wish to seek the truth about a person. Nobody dares to make the final confession to themselves on paper: or at least, not about love.-Lawrence Durrell

 

4. History is the diary of humankind; to forget it is to try to navigate the future with no memory of the past.-T.L. Rese

 

5. Making records should be fun.-Noel Gallagher

 

6. Keep a diary, and someday it’ll keep you.-Mae West

 

7. Write a diary, imagining that you are trying to make an old person jealous.-Joe Dunthorne

 

8. To write a diary every day is like returning to one’s own vomit.-Enoch Powell

 

9. Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.-E.L. Doctorow

 

10. A journal should be neither an echo nor a pander.-George William Curtis

 

11. Keeping a journal implies hope.-Erica Jong

 

12. You may be keeping a diary of your thoughts but know that, in every religion, the God you believe is keeping a diary of your actions.-Steve Maraboli

 

13. Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.-Oscar Wilde

 

14. Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.-Douglas Pagels

 

15. One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer.-Franz Kafka

 

16. Some of what you write may be humdrum dates and places, but there will also be rich passages that will be quoted by your posterity.-Spencer W. Kimball

 

17. A diary is an assassin’s cloak which we wear when we stab a comrade in the back with a pen.-William Soutar

 

18. Everyone should have a form of a diary, it’s a great release.-Stanley Victor Paskavich

 

19. A diary is more or less the work of a man of clay whose hands are clumsy and in whose eyes there is no light.-Wallace Stevens

 

20. All records are made to be broken.-Red Auerbach

 

21. Keeping a diary is like closing your bedroom door and refusing to come out until dinnertime: it is a declaration of self.-Caitlin Flanagan

 

22. A great library contains the diary of the human race.-Rev. George Dawson

 

23. A proper family diary with everyone’s events and parties in it really helps organise the household.-Anthea Turner

 

24. Oh, this is a dear diary moment.-Matthew Perry

 

25. Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.-Pablo Picasso

 

26. Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterward.-Robert A. Heinlein

 

27. Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile a stain upon the silence.-Samuel Beckett

 

28. The diary will really try and tell people who you are and what you were. The alternative is writing nothing, or creating a totally lifeless, as it is leafless, garden.-John Robert Fowles

 

29. A diary need not be a dreary chronicle of one’s movements; it should aim rather at giving salient account of some particular episode, a walk, a book, a conversation.-A. C. Benson

 

30. As we live longer and healthier for longer, we need to keep ourselves busy the diary is pretty full.-Evelyn Glennie

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