Quotes on writing


Whatever sentence will bear to be read twice, we may be sure was thought twice.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

~ Victor Hugo

Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.

~ Edmund Burke

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.

~ H.L. Mencken

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

~ Ernest Hemingway

If we are bound to forgive an enemy, we are not bound to trust him.

~ Thomas Fuller

Slump I ain't in no slump... I just ain't hitting.

~ Yogi Berra

Literature is a luxury fiction is a necessity.

~ G. K. Chesterton

Do not ... hope wholly to reason away your troubles do not feed them with attention, and they will die imperceptibly away. Fix your thoughts upon your business, fill your intervals with company, and sunshine will again break in upon your mind.

~ Samuel Johnson

The most violent element in society is ignorance.

~ Emma Goldman

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