How to Choose the Perfect Cover Quote

A beautiful journal is like a blank canvas, waiting to be filled with your thoughts, musings, and secrets. But before you can start filling up the pages, you need to choose the perfect cover quote. Something that speaks to you. Something that will inspire you to open up the journal and start writing. 

Finding the perfect cover quote for your hardcover bullet journal can be tough. You want something that captures the essence of what you want to achieve with your journal, but is also short enough that it doesn’t take up too much space on the cover. If you’re struggling to find the right words, here are a few tips to help you get started.

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First, take a look at your favorite books and see if any of their quotes resonate with you. Alternatively, try thinking of a personal mantra or phrase that inspires you. Once you have a general idea of what you’re looking for, narrow it down to a specific goal or intention that you want to set for your journal. Finally, choose a quote that sums up all of these elements in just a few words. With a little bit of thought and creativity, you’re sure to find the perfect cover quote for your journal!

If you’re still having trouble choosing the right words for your journal cover, never fear! We’ve put together a list of our favorite quotes about journaling, writing, and self-expression. We hope one of these quotes speaks to you and helps you find the perfect words for your own journal cover. 

“The journal is a mirror which reflects back to the writer what he or she is thinking about.”

– Sue Grafton 

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”

– Thomas Mann 

“Write in your heart that every day is the best day of the year.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson 

“There is nothing to write. All you do is sit at a typewriter and bleed.”

– Ernest Hemingway 

“The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written.”

– Joyce Carol Oates 

“Start with an image, then add words to that image. It’s always been my process.”

– Robert Frost 

“Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well.”

– Stephen King 

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”

– Richard Bach 

“The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson 

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”

– Anne Frank 

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

– Nathaniel Hawthorne 

Finding just the right cover quote for your journal can be a daunting task. But we hope that our list of favorites has given you some inspiration. Whether you’re looking for something deep and meaningful or lighthearted and fun, there’s a perfect quote out there for you. So get started on your journey of self-discovery today!

What’s your perfect cover quote? We need to know! Leave a comment below and let us know if we missed anything.

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