Quotes about writers and writing

Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing. ...

George Orwell writers and writing Dickens Charles

... fiction never exceeds the reach of the writer's courage. ...

Dorothy Allison fiction courage writers and writing

Art is for [the Irish] inseparable from artifice: of that, the theatre is the home. Possibly, it was England made me a novelist. ...

Elizabeth Bowen England writers and writing Ireland

For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity. ...

George Orwell writers and writing

My notes have a curious tendency, as I realize at last, to annihilate all they purport to record. ...

Samuel Beckett writers and writing nothingness

Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has b een in th ...

Jane Austen men writers and writing books

I am fully sensible that an historical romance, founded on theHouse of Saxe Cobourg, might be much more to the purpose of />profit or popula ...

Jane Austen writers and writing style comedy and comedians

That's why I quit and took up writing poetry instead.It's clean, it's relaxing, it doesn't squirt juice all over Something you were certain ...

John Ashbery poetry poets writers and writing

Although our productions have afforded more extensive and unaffected pleasure than those of any other literary corporation in the world, no ...

Jane Austen fiction writers and writing reading

The best memory is not as good as pale ink. ...

unknown author memory writers and writing records