Augustus Quote : 31095

We write our names in the sand: and then the waves roll in and wash them away.

–Augustus
Atticus Quotes : 30700

To a poet every curve of her was a well place word.

–Atticus
Atticus Quotes : 30648

Poetry is composing, you are writing words to move the world like music.

–Atticus
Atticus Quotes : One day I'll paint the perfect sunset...

One day I’ll paint the perfect sunset – if I can only find the words.

–Atticus
Arthur Schopenhauer Quote : 30000

No one writes anything worth writing, unless he writes entirely for the sake of his subject.

–Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quote : 29996

A man who has not enough originality to think out a new title for his book will be much less capable of giving it new content.

–Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quote : 29872

He who writes carelessly confesses thereby at the very outset that he does not attach much importance to his own thoughts.

–Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quote : 29802

The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small ones interesting.

–Arthur Schopenhauer
The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.

The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.

–Arthur Schopenhauer
Alfred Nobel Quotes : 29131

I have not the slightest pretension to call my verses poetry; I write now and then for no other purpose than to relieve depression or to improve my English.

–Alfred Nobel
Alfred Nobel Quotes : A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.

A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.

–Alfred Nobel
Alfred Nobel Quotes : 29105

For me writing biographies is impossible, unless they are brief and concise, and these are, I feel, the most eloquent.

–Alfred Nobel
Alfred Nobel Quotes : 29109

The savants will write excellent volumes. There will be laureates. But wars will continue just the same until the forces of the circumstances render them impossible.

–Alfred Nobel
Alexander Pope Quotes : 28701

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn’d to dance.

–Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes : 28651

Some judge of authors’ names, not works, and then nor praise nor blame the writings, but the men.

–Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes : I believe no one qualification is so likely to make a good writer...

I believe no one qualification is so likely to make a good writer, as the power of rejecting his own thoughts.

–Alexander Pope
Aldous Huxley Quotes : 28054

Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.

–Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley Quotes : It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth...

It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.

–Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley Quotes : 27889

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.

–Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley Quotes : It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.

It’s with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.

–Aldous Huxley
Aristotle Quote : 27159

To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.

–Aristotle
If I haven’t any talent for writing books or newspaper.....

If I haven’t any talent for writing books or newspaper articles, well, then I can always write for myself.

–Anne Frank
I have often been downcast but never in despair.....

I have often been downcast but never in despair; I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary, I treat all the privations as amusing.

–Anne Frank
I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper....

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.

–Anne Frank
When I write, I can shake off all my cares.

When I write, I can shake off all my cares.

–Anne Frank
There’s something happening every day, but I’m too tired and lazy to write it....

There’s something happening every day, but I’m too tired and lazy to write it all down.

–Anne Frank
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn’t stop you....

People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn’t stop you from having your own opinion.

–Anne Frank
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.

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

–Anne Frank

Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I write for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight; at times, I start at 11.

–A. P. J. Abdul Kalam