Quotes on writing


The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Many people would sooner die than think In fact, they do so.

~ Bertrand Russell

It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.

~ Aeschylus

. . . I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.

~ John Calvin

That is happiness to be dissolved into something complete and great.

~ Willa Sibert Cather

I believe that forgiving them is God's function. Our job is simply to arrange the meeting. (on those behind the 911 attacks)

~ Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.

~ Chinese Proverb

Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

~ Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

As experience widens, one begins to see how much upon a level all human things are.

~ Joseph Farrell

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