Jerome K. Jerome, Writer, Born: May 2, 1859 – Died: June 14, 1927
Writing is a solitary business. It takes over your life. In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. Even when he’s there, he’s not really there.
“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
~ Simone de Beauvoir
Better to write it right, and/or writes it write.
“To think that realistic fiction is by definition superior to imaginative fiction is to think imitation is superior to invention.”
~ Ursula K. Le Guin – Author, Born: October 21, 1929
“Time is never wasted if you remember to bring along something to read.”
– Thomas Pynchon (2012). “Against the Day”, p.211, Penguin
“The Four Conditions of Happiness: Life in the open air, Love for another being, Freedom from ambition, Creation” ~Albert Camus
“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.”
– William Faulkner
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
~Michel de Montaigne – (1533-1592) French Philosopher & Writer
I don’t thing the robots are taking over. I think the men who plays with toys have taken over. And if we don’t take the toys out of their hands, we’re fools. -Ray Bradbury
Your mind will answer most questions if
you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
-William S. Burroughs
Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.
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“Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
Source: Quote By George Orwell
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“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”
Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman – your alternative covers
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Revenge is a dish that tastes
best when served cold.
Don’t use the phone.
People are never ready
to answer it. Use poetry.
The purpose of a writer
is to keep civilization
from destroying itself.
I would rather write for the instruction
or even the amusement of the poor than
for the amusement of the rich.
Life is long to the miserable, but short to the happy.
85 BC – 43 BC
February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968
What if someone gave a war & Nobody came?
Life would ring bells of Ecstacy and
Forever be Itself again.
June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1887
August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012
You can’t predict anything. How can you be certain about
anything when everything is chaos and we’re not in control?
September 30, 1950-
Television producer and writer
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
There are a lot of funny people and a lot of unfunny people.
Some of them are women and some of them are dudes.
— Lake Bell – Actress, Producer, Writer
Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folk’s who can’t mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has. — William S. Burroughs
After all, a homeless man has reason to cry, everything in the world is against him.
— Jack Kerouac
Aw I don’t wanta go to no such thing. I just wanta to drink in alleys.’…But you’ll miss all that, just for some old wine.’ There’s wisdom in wine, goddam it’ I yelled. ‘Have a shot! — Jack Kerouac
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they’ll have good voice boxes in case there’s ever anything really meaningful to say.
– Kurt Vonnegut
If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need – go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help – the only ones.
– John Steinbeck