Archive for ‘Quotes’

November 19, 2013

Quote of the Day: Syd Field

But over the years, I’ve learned not to believe too much in luck or accidents; I think everything happens for a reason. There’s something to be learned from every moment, every experience we encounter during the brief time we spend on this planet. Call it fate, call it destiny, call it what you will; it really doesn’t matter.

November 18, 2013

Quote of the Day: Ralph Waldo Emerson

People do not deserve to have good writing, they are so pleased with bad. 

November 15, 2013

Quote of the Day: Oscar Wilde

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast. 

November 14, 2013

Quote of the Day: Norman Mailer

Being a real writer means being able to do the work on a bad day. 

November 13, 2013

Quote of the Day: Toni Morrison

I type in one place, but I write all over the house. 

November 12, 2013

Quote of the Day: Francoise Sagan

I shall live bad if I do not write and I shall write bad if I do not live. 

November 11, 2013

Quote of the Day: Joan Didion

Writers are only rarely likable. 

November 7, 2013

Quote of the Day: Victor Hugo

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought; there is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.

November 6, 2013

Quote of the Day: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the times in which it is used.

November 5, 2013

Quote of the Day: Saki

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.